August 9: Hindustan Times report by Imtiaz Ahmad states that the swearing-in of Imran Khan as Pakistan’s next premier may not be held on August 11 as announced earlier, with reports on Wednesday suggesting the event is now likely to be held on August 16 or 17. August 14 is a national holiday in Pakistan on account of Independence Day.
The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician
December 11 – The Washington Times states that Pakistan’s anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested in Lahore after a court refused to extend their bail. Both are members of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League.