Lahore (Staff Report): London Mayor Sadiq Khan with his 16-member delegation arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday for a three-day official visit.
The mayor, who is on a trade mission, reached Lahore via Wagah Border. The delegation was received by Lahore Mayor Colonel (retd) Mubashir at the border.
“We welcome Mayor Sadiq Khan from the historic city of London to the historic city of Lahore,” Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif tweeted.
We welcome Mayor @SadiqKhan from the historic city of London to the historic city of Lahore ...— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) December 6, 2017
The visit is the first by the mayor of London to both South Asian rival countries in recent years. Khan is expected to stop over in Karachi and Islamabad.