London Mayor arrives in Pakistan

Lahore: London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrived on a three-day official visit to Pakistan on Wednesday after his India tour.

Lahore Mayor Colonel (retd) Mubashir received Khan on his arrival in Lahore through the Wagah Border.

“We welcome Mayor Sadiq Khan from the historic city of London to the historic city of Lahore,” Chief Minister of Punjab Province Shehbaz Sharif tweeted.

The visit is the first by a British politician to both the countries in recent times.

Khan is scheduled to travel to Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi during his visit.

He will meet senior politician’s as well key figures from the Pakistan’s cultural and financial sectors.

The purpose of the Mayor’s visit is to forge closer ties with the Pakistani business community and focus on meeting the young, up-and-coming generation who will play a key role in the ongoing development of the country.

Earlier, Khan held meetings with business leaders and Indian government ministers as a part of his visit to Mumbai, Delhi and Amritsar in India.