US congratulates Imran for taking oath as PM


United States (US) on Saturday congratulated Imran Khan for taking oath of office of the prime minister.

“We recognise and welcome newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan on taking the oath of office,” the US State Department said in a statement.

“For over 70 years, the relationship between the US and Pakistan has been a vital one,” the statement read, adding that the US looked forward to working with Pakistan’s new civilian government to promote peace and prosperity in the country and the region.

Meanwhile, other world leaders also extended good wishes to PM Khan in their congratulatory messages, letters and telephone calls.


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