Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM Aug 18

Kapil Dev, Navjot Singh Sindhu, Sunil Gawaskar

Kapil Dev, Navjot Singh Sindhu, Sunil Gawaskar

In February 2018, the same astrologer predicted that there is no possibility of PTI chief Imran Khan becoming the prime minister in 2018 but it bounced back after results of July 25 polls.

"The chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan, who is going to be sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, has sent invitation to former cricketer and Cabinet Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu to his swearing-in ceremony".

Pakistan had welcomed Prime Modi's congratulatory phone call to PTI chief Imran Khan and said it wanted resumption of bilateral talks which were halted in 2015.

The first session of the 15th National Assembly has been summoned on August 13 (Monday), while the election for the new prime minister is expected to take place on August 17 (Friday).

Geo News reported that President Mamnoon Hussain has chose to postpone his visit to Scotland in order to administer the oath to the next prime minister.Mamnoon was scheduled to visit Edinburgh from August 16 to August 19.

The PTI leader said he would also meet PPP leader Syed Khurhseed Shah this evening to invite him to the oath-taking ceremony.

According to proposed schedule, following the oath of elected members of the National Assembly, the elections of the speaker National Assembly and deputy speaker will be held on August 15 and the nomination for these posts will be submitted to the speaker office on August 14. The party needed the support of 172 lawmakers in the house of 342 to form the government.

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