Mamnoon Hussain is Pakistan’s new President
Mamnoon Hussain, the candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has been elected as the 12th President of Pakistan. Members of the national Parliament and provincial assemblies in Pakistan voted for the country’s new President.
Hussain, born in Agra, India, is also a textile businessman. He also tenured as the Governor of Sindh for a very short period when his appointment was dismissed by a military coup d’état in 1999. He will take over the President office on September 8, 2013 succeeding Asif Ali Zardari who did not seek re-election and is retiring.