Trust deficit exists in Pak-US relations, Imran tells US delegation

12 August, 2018, 15:07 | Author: Suzanne Horton
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Khan's party said the former cricketer also discussed Afghanistan with the US envoy, stressing that a political solution was needed rather than more fighting.

Imran today met Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria who presented the bat to the former Pakistan cricketer and World Cup victor.

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

"India is confident that relations with Pakistan will take a turn for the positive".

The electoral body has withheld notification of Mr Khan's victory from the constituency in view of the pending case against Imran Khan for violating the electoral code of conduct. "I am glad that people in the U.S. 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", Khan said.

In a major relief to Imran Khan, the election commission today declared him the victor from four parliamentary constituencies, including Lahore, clearing the way for his swearing in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister.

Imran Khan, the former cricket star and chairman of the center-right Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, had faced a disqualification threat for stamping his ballot paper publicly - a violation of the elections rules.

The PTI, which secured 116 general seats in the National Assembly in the July 25 general elections is the largest party in the parliament.

Bisaria, too, hoped that a new chapter in the Pakistan-India relations would soon begin.

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

Imran had defeated former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in NA-53 Islamabad, bagging 92,891 votes in contrast to the PML-N leader's 44,314 votes. Local media also said that from India, cricketers Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Navjot Singh Sidhu had been invited for the oath-taking ceremony. The most significant aspect of the conversation was Modi's unambiguous willingness to improve his country's ties with Pakistan.



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