• Monday, June 05, 2023


Pakistan celebrates Sadiq Khan’s London mayor win

Imran Khan

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The election of a Pakistani bus driver’s son as the mayor of London was greeted with celebration on Saturday in Pakistan, from where Sadiq Khan’s parents emigrated to Britain in the 1960s. News of Khan’s win in the British capital featured on the front pages of all major Pakistani newspapers Saturday, while also causing a stir on social media. “Congratulations @SadiqKhan 4 being elected mayor of London,” tweeted Bilawal Bhutto, leader of the opposition Pakistan People’s Party and son of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. “British Pakistanis need a role model,” he added. Rival opposition leader and former cricketer Imran…

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