Cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan took oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan at the President House in Islamabad on Saturday. The oath of Imran, who defeated Shahbaz Sharif-led PML-N in July 25 Pakistan general elections, was administered by President Mamnoon Hussain. The Oxford-educated Pasthun, who launched Tehreek-e-Insaf, which means the movement for justice, in 1996, said that he reached this place after struggling for 22 years. Former Indian cricketer and now a cabinet minister in Punjab government, Navjot Singh Sidhu, was among the special guests invited by Khan's team to attend the ceremony.
#11:00 AM: Has Sidhu given enough ammo to Opposition back home?: Navjot Singh Sidhu was seated next to President of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir(PoK) Masood Khan at Imran Khan's oath ceremony.
#10:55 AM: And he fumbles a bit: Imran Khan fumbles during his oath-taking speech. He took oath as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan.
#10:50 AM: Imran Khan sworn-in as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan.
#10:30 AM: Video of Sidhu meeting with Pak Army chief: Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at #ImranKhan's oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad.
#10:20 AM: Imran's wife also present at ceremony: Imran Khan's wife Bushra Maneka at Khan's oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad Pakistan
#10:00 AM: Sidhu meets Pak Army Chief: Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at #ImranKhan's oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad.
#09:45 AM: Imran' Swearing-in ceremony underway: Cricketer-turned-politician and PTI chief Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony as new Pakistan Prime Minister is underway at President House in Islamabad.
Imran Khan is to take oath as next Prime Minister of Pakistan at an ongoing ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.— Govt of Pakistan (@pid_gov) August 18, 2018
President Mamnoon Hussain would administer oath to him. 🇵🇰#PrimeMinisterImranKhan #PrimeMinisterIK #ImranKhan pic.twitter.com/ZkCrlEejiH
#09:30 AM: Hello and welcome to the News Nation Live Updates: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan will be sworn-in as new Pakistan Prime Minister. Imran's oath will be administered by President Mamnoon Hussain. Former Indian cricketer and now a cabinet minister in Punjab government, Navjot Singh Sidhu will also attend the ceremony. Stay with us for all the live updates on Imran's swearing-in ceremony.