Sidhu to attend Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony

Last Updated: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 20:55 hrs
Navjot Sidhu

Islamabad: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan on August 18.

The decision came shortly after Khan extended a personal invite over a telephone conversation to the minister to attend his swearing-in ceremony.

According to Punjab's Information and Public Relations Department, Khan also thanked Sidhu for praising him in a press conference on August 2.

Meanwhile, the Punjab Minister informed the Union Home Ministry and the office of the Chief Minister of Punjab regarding his intention to attend the swearing-in ceremony. He further revealed that he was in talks with former Indian skipper Kapil Dev, who has also been invited to the event.

The PTI on Friday confirmed that the Prime Minister-in-waiting will take oath at the President House in Islamabad on August 18, instead of August 11.



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