Punjab Confirms Navjot Singh Sidhu's Invite For Imran Khan's Swearing

Punjab Confirms Navjot Singh Sidhu's Invite For Imran Khan's Swearing

Both Mr Sidhu and Mr Dev were contemporaries of the cricketer-turned-politician and had played several matches against Khan " s Pakistan cricket team.

On Thursday, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said, "Imran Khan will be elected prime minister of the country "within the first round" of vote in the parliament". We have also taken various initiatives in this regard. I congratulated and conveyed my best wishes to him.

More news: US Sanctions Russia Over Claimed UK Nerve Agent Attack

We will work to improve the situation in the provinces, he said, adding that they will introduce a new local government system.

Prime Minister-in-waiting and PTI chairman Khan and other prominent leaders including Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari were present in the assembly for the oath-taking.

More news: Leaked Google Pixel 3 XL Photos Show XL Sized Notched Display

India also skipped the 2016 Saarc summit in Islamabad after a terrorist attack on an army garrison in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, left 18 soldiers dead. The PTI on Monday formally announced Khan as the prime ministerial candidate.

"The chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan, who is going to be sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, has sent invitation to former cricketer and Cabinet Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu to his swearing-in ceremony".

More news: Sheriff: Remains of a boy found at Taos-area compound

Geo News reported that President Mamnoon Hussain has made a decision to postpone his visit to Scotland in order to administer the oath to the next prime minister.Mamnoon was scheduled to visit Edinburgh from August 16 to August 19. Sidhu also accepted Khan's invite.

Related Articles

  • Activists gather in Charlottesville

    Activists gather in Charlottesville

    The preventative measures comes one year on from the harrowing violence that gripped the city one year ago. They're also hoping to create an endowment so the Heather Heyer Foundation can live on for years to come.

    First round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50B - USTR

    All in all, China's trade surplus with the U.S. shrank to $28.08 billion in July against $28.97 billion in the previous month. The US levied 25% duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods on 6 July, prompting swift in-kind retaliation from Beijing .
    Killed When Small Plane Crashes in California Parking Lot

    Killed When Small Plane Crashes in California Parking Lot

    According to the Federal civil aviation Agency (FAA), Cessna 414 was owned realtor of Category III Aviation (San Francisco). Hakimi and two victims were co-workers at Pacific Union International, a San Francisco Bay Area real estate firm.
  • Travel misery for 50,000 as Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights

    Travel misery for 50,000 as Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights

    The VNV said it has been negotating with Ryanair over a pay-and-conditions agreement for eight months without making any progress. Ryanair built its low-priced business model without unions but said previous year it would recognize them.
    These Are The Victims Of The Fredericton Shooting

    These Are The Victims Of The Fredericton Shooting

    Two officers from the Fredericton Police Force were among those killed Friday: Lawrence Robert Costello and Sara Mae Helen Burns. The Fredericton Police Force subsequently declared via Twitter that there was "no further threat to the public".
    Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira 'in response to economic war'

    Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira 'in response to economic war'

    The drop in the lira has put increasing pressure on Turkish banks, given many companies have borrowed heavily in foreign currency. On 26 July, Trump and Vice President Mike Pence threatened sanctions if Brunson was not instantly released.
  • Pep Guardiola: winning matches, not titles, is my motivation

    Pep Guardiola: winning matches, not titles, is my motivation

    Jose Mourinho had a frustrating summer, with United only signing three players, with Fred , Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant heading to Manchester.
    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed almost  400

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed almost 400

    It was one of hundreds of aftershocks since the original quake on Sunday; more are expected to hit in the days to come. A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an natural disaster in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday.
    China set to respond to new round of U.S.  tariffs

    China set to respond to new round of U.S. tariffs

    Analysts still expect a less favorable overall trade balance for China in coming months given it's early days in the tariff brawl. China's levies will come into force at 12:01 on August 23, according to a statement on the finance ministry's web site.
  • 'Stolen' plane from Seattle airport crashes into sea

    'Stolen' plane from Seattle airport crashes into sea

    The man could be heard on audio recordings telling air traffic controllers he is "just a broken guy". The plane crashed on Ketron Island, which had 17 inhabitants, per the 2010 Census, and 10 families.
    Dallas reports 1st human West Nile virus death

    Dallas reports 1st human West Nile virus death

    The Montana Department of Livestock has confirmed the first reported cases of equine West Nile Virus in Montana in 2018. If you have to be outside, wear long-sleeved shirts and trousers that are light colored.
    Lombok natural disaster : Victims 'buried alive' as number of dead rises to 131

    Lombok natural disaster : Victims 'buried alive' as number of dead rises to 131

    It said clean drinking water was scarce because of a recent spell of extremely dry weather in Lombok. Many hotels closed because of damage but some allowed travelers to camp in their lobbies.