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LAHORE – Peshawar Zalmi Chairman Javed Afridi on Wednesday met Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in a private meeting here in the provincial capital.

During the meeting, Mr Javed Afridi presented a Zalmi shirt and signed bat to Sadiq Khan. Chairman Zalmi said Mr Khan’s visit to Pakistan will bring people of both countries closer together.

On this occasion, Sadiq Khan also congratulated Javed Afridi on Peshawar Zalmi’s triumph as PSL winners. On this, Mr Javed Afridi invited Mr Khan to witness matches of PSL-3 in UAE and Pakistan.

Mr Khan who arrived in India earlier this week entered Pakistan through Wagah Border today. He was received by Lahore Mayor Colonel (retd) Mubashir at the Border.

He is scheduled to spend three days in Pakistan and will travel to Islamabad and Karachi.

Sadiq Khan is London’s first mayor to visit both India and Pakistan as he looks to promote closer ties between the two countries and the capitals.

Khan had announced a six-day tour, visiting Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Mumbai, Delhi and Amritsar.-PR