Indian envoy calls on Pak PM-in-waiting Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria today called on Imran Khan, who will take oath as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on August 18, and felicitated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief on his success in the election.

Khan’s PTI emerged as the single largest party in the July 25 general election and it nominated him as prime minister.

The Indian envoy met cricketer-turned-politician Khan at his Banigala residence in the suburbs of the capital.

He discussed various issues with Khan including the bilateral relationship and also presented him a cricket bat signed by the Indian cricket team.

“Indian HC Ajay Bisaria called on Mr Imran Khan, Chairperson & senior leadership of PTI. HC congratulated @ImranKhanPTI on his electoral success, discussed range of issues, prospects of India-Pak relationship. HC gifted a cricket bat autographed by the entire Indian cricket team,” the Indian High Commission here said in a tweet.

Bisaria also felicitated Khan on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed matters of mutual interest. (AGENCIES)