Pakistan’s date with democracy 

With Nawaz Sharif, the former PM disqualified from contesting the election and jailed, there is a chance former cricket star Imran Khan will lead the country if his party performs well on Wednesday; but the result should give democracy a boost too

July 22, 2018 4:37 PM (UTC+8)
Pakistani politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party speaks to supporters at a rally in Islamabad on June 30. Photo: AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Pakistani politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party speaks to supporters at a rally in Islamabad on June 30. Photo: AFP/Aamir Qureshi