Navjot Singh Sidhu to attend Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony
HANDIGARH (92 News) – Indian Punjab Cabinet Minister and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Thursday that he would attend the oath-taking ceremony of Imran Khan as the prime minister.
According to the reports, Sidhu said that the invitation to attend the oath-taking ceremony as a huge honour for him. He determined to eat Karachi and Lahore’s Baryani during his visit.
The Indian minister appreciated the Pakistani World Cup-winning captain as a man of character who can be trusted. Sidhu also described Imran as a ray of hope. Sidhu had said that the captain build bridges to unite people.
“It is (a) great honour, I accept the invitation. Men of genius are admired, men of power are feared, but men of character are trusted. Khan Sahab is a man of character. He can be trusted. Sportsmen build bridges, break barriers, unite people,” Sidhu had said in a statement.
Sidhu – among those who had reportedly been invited by Imran Khan including Indian former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, Bollywood actor-cum-star Amir Khan and Kapil Dev to attend his oath-taking ceremony – was first one who accepted the invitation.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the single-largest party in the National Assembly after the general election on July 25.