Pakistan's Khan calls for more 'trustworthy' ties with Washington

Pakistan's Khan calls for more 'trustworthy' ties with Washington

Prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan will reside in the ministers' enclave after taking oath as Pakistan's premier, said PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry on Friday.

Interstingly, just a day ahead of his scheduled appearance before the NAB, Khan drew enormous flak for using an extensive motorcade while going for a party's parliamentary meeting on Monday.

Indian High Commissioner presenting a bat signed by the Indian cricket teak to Imran Khan.

HC congratulated @ImranKhanPTI on his electoral success, discussed range of issues, prospects of India-Pak relationship.

Meanwhile, the Election Commission of Pakistan, on Thursday, accepted the apologies tendered by Mr Khan, National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervez Khattak and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman for using indecent language during their election campaigns.

He stressed the need for revitalisation of diplomatic ties between the two countries and transforming the relationship for each other's benefit.

Imran Khan expressed concerns over the alarming human rights situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir.

Mr Khan said: "I am glad that people in the United States have ultimately started acknowledging significance of political solution as conflict and use of force can add to the damages instead of breeding a sustainable solution to the crisis".

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The summit was called off after Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan also declined to participate.

The PTI on Monday formally announced Khan as the new Pakistan prime ministerial candidate.

Bisaria said that India was hopeful that the relations with Pakistan would get on a new path.

Shortly after Modi's conversation with Khan on phone, speculations were rife that the latter would invite the Indian PM for his swearing-in.

Earlier, in his victory speech, Khan had also offered to build good ties with India.

Javed also confirmed that three former Indian cricketers Kapil Dev, Novjot Singh Sidhu and Sunil Gavaskar had been invited to the oath-taking ceremony.

According to the reply, photos of Khan's ballot were taken without his permission.