Another Pakistani-born mayor elected in US
In the local elections held in the US state of Nawa, the candidate of Pakistani origin was elected mayor leaving everyone behind.
Glendale Heights, Illinois, has a population of 40,000. The city is home to an estimated 5% Pakistanis. The city of different nationalities has elected MA Khokhar, a Pakistani-American, as mayor in the recent local elections. According to Mayor MA Khokhar, it takes time to get ahead in local politics.
On the other hand, the Pakistani community considers this achievement an honor for itself, but also emphasizes the interest in the voting process. Their voters have expressed hope that the elected mayor will live up to their expectations.