Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday reached out to his rival Imran Khan and suggested that the two of them should play a "friendly match".
An elections observer group in Pakistan has confirmed reports of rigging at some polling stations in Pakistan`s biggest city of Karachi.
The PML-N will retain Shahbaz Sharif as Chief Minister of Punjab for a record fourth term.
Nawaz Sharif`s expected return to power in Pakistan bodes well for the future of bilateral relations, former diplomats and analysts have said.
Imran Khan is expected to make a full recovery despite fracturing three vertebrae and a rib in a dramatic fall at a political rally, doctors said.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called on people to use the upcoming polls to defeat the mindset that fosters militancy and extremism.
A top police official in Pakistan said that nearly half of the 3,700 polling stations in Karachi have been declared as sensitive.
A Pakistani court provisionally allowed former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf to contest the upcoming General Election.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai