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Khawaja Asif retains NA-73 seat following vote recount

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif retained his NA-73, Sialkot 2 seat as re-tabulation of votes in different constituencies across the country continued for a second day today .
The vote recount was completed in NA-73 with Asif receiving 45 more votes than before. The vote count of PTI’s Muhammad Usman Dar, who had requested the re-tally in the constituency, increased by 132 but he still remained behind the PML-N leader.
Asif had secured 116,957 votes during the July 25 polls which after the recount stood at 117,002. Meanwhile, Dar’s vote count increased from 115,464 to 115,596.