Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrives in Lahore, meets CM SS Punjab

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrived in Lahore on Wednesday via the Wagah Border.

The mayor was received by officials from the Punjab government upon his arrival and is currently holding a meeting with Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Model Town.

During his time in Pakistan, Khan will also visit Islamabad and Karachi. Khan has said that his trip seeks to “strengthen the links that exist between London and these great cities of Pakistan”.

He arrived in Lahore after a three-day visit to India. 

During his stay there, Khan had visited Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar and met with politicians and celebrities. Meanwhile, the chairman of Pakistan Super League franchise Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi, also met the London mayor and presented him with a Zalmi t-shirt and a bat signed by team’s players.