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Khan's party and allies secure over 180 seats in NA: Chaudhry

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

The Tehreek-e-Insaf party and its allies have secured over 180 seats in the National Assembly, a said today, days after was nominated by his party for the next of

The party has already claimed to have crossed the magical figure of 172 required to secure simple majority in the 342-seat

After receiving support from Awami Party-Mengal yesterday, the PTI and its allies have crossed the 180 seats mark in the National Assembly, tweeted in Urdu.

BNP-M agreed to extend its support to the PTI in the as the two parties signed a deal that said would "strengthens viewpoints at the centre", Geo TV reported.

Under the agreement between the two parties, the demographic identity of will be preserved whereas dams will be built to curb the risk of relocation.

The PTI had earlier said it crossed the magical figure of 172 with the help of its coalition partners including and several independently elected members, who joined the party in the days following the July 25

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 18:45 IST