LAHORE: Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu arrived in Pakistan on Friday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan.
Sidhu arrived in Lahore via Wagah border and headed towards Islamabad for the oath-taking ceremony scheduled for August 18.
Speaking to reporters in Lahore, Sidhu welcomed the ‘change’ in Pakistan brought about by the rise of the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government.
“I have come to Pakistan on my friend’s [Imran] invitation. These are very special moments,” Sidhu said.
The former cricketer also expressed his views through poetic verses-laden with emotions.
“Hindustan jeevey, Pakistan jeevey!” he chanted in a visibly happy mood.
The Indian comedian expressed that Imran Khan was like a ‘Gold’ who could deal with adversaries as well. He elaborated that he was in Pakistan as a friend and an ambassador of peace and not as a political figure.
He claimed that Imran Khan knew the art to convert a weakness into a strength. INP