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Have not received request to attend Imran Khan’s oath ceremony: Govt

There were reports that Imran Khan would be inviting some of his fellow cricketers from India and as well as Bollywood stars but nothing has been confirmed

india Updated: Aug 09, 2018 21:11 IST
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Workers sit under a wall with a billboard displaying a photo of Imran Khan as they listen to him during a campaign rally in Karachi.(Reuters File Photo)

The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said that it has not received any request from anyone in India for attending the swearing-in of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan as Pakistan Prime Minister.

“We have not received any such request,” ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in response to a query at a media briefing here.

“I have read in the media that some people have said that if they go they will seek MEA’s advice,” Kumar said.

“If they approach us, then we will decide what advice to give.”

Earlier, there were reports that Khan would be inviting some of his fellow cricketers from India and as well as Bollywood stars but nothing has been confirmed.

Though the swearing-in ceremony was initially scheduled to be held on August 11, it has now been postponed and a fresh date is yet to be announced.

First Published: Aug 09, 2018 21:11 IST