Sidhu arrives in Pakistan for Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony



Lahore, Aug. 17 (TNS): Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu arrived in Pakistan to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister.

Sidhu arrived in Lahore via Wagah border and then left for Islamabad.

Speaking to reporters in Lahore, Sidhu welcomed the ‘change’ in Pakistan brought about by the advent of the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government.

“I have come to Pakistan on my friend’s [Imran] invitation. These are very special moments,” Sidhu said.

“Hindustan jeevey, Pakistan jeevey!” he chanted.

The ex-cricketer said athletes and artists erase distances [between countries]. “I have come here bearing the message of love, and prayers for Pakistanis,” he added.

The former Indian cricketer will meet Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in Islamabad.