Leaders from across the world are felicitating Imran Khan as he took the oath for Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang appreciated his Pakistani counterpart’s positive remarks on supporting the development of China-Pakistan relations.
Li said the bilateral relations between Pakistan and India has witnessed healthy and steady development despite the challenges of the time and the changing global situation.
British Prime Minister Theresa May felicitated Imran and said new paths of partnerships will be opened with Pakistan in different sectors.
Pleased to talk to @ImranKhanPTI, Prime Minister of Pakistan. The UK and Pakistan share deep and important links. There is plenty for our two countries to work together on, not least increasing bilateral trade and mutual security issues.
— Theresa May (@theresa_may) August 18, 2018
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena congratulated Imran Khan and said he is confident that Khan’s leadership would help steer Pakistan towards peace, prosperity and sustainability, as relations between Sri Lanka and Pakistan grow further.
Congratulations, @ImranKhanPTI on your election to office of the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. I am confident that your leadership will help steer Pakistan towards peace, prosperity and sustainability, as relations between our two countries grow further.
— Maithripala Sirisena (@MaithripalaS) August 18, 2018
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong congratulated Pakistan’s new prime minister Imran Khan, wishing him success in his new role.
In a letter, Mr Lee congratulated the new prime minister and wished him “good health and success” in his new appointment.
“Singapore and Pakistan enjoy friendly bilateral relations underpinned by people-to-people and historical ties,” “Pakistan was one of the first countries to recognise Singapore soon after our independence in 1965,” the letter read.
“We commemorated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2016, and I look forward to further strengthening our bilateral cooperation under your leadership,” it added.
President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to Imran Khan who took the oath of office as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister.
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 18, 2018
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar congratulatory messages to Imran Khan.
I congratulate Pakistan's newly elected PM @ImranKhanPTI on his win today. Pakistan is vibrant democracy that can fulfill it's great potential for the benefit of its people. Somalia will work closely with the government of Pakistan in all our areas of mutual engagements.
— Mohamed Farmaajo (@M_Farmaajo) August 17, 2018
The Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had dreamt for politically and economically stable Pakistan and Prime Minister, Imran Khan would realize this dream.
Best wishes to @ImranKhanPTI on assuming the office of PM Pakistan.Hope & pray he is able to fulfil Jinnah Sahibs vision and his dream of Naya Pakistan.People of Kashmir also hope that Mr Khan is instrumental in the resolution of our long standing dispute &peace in subcontinent.
— Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) August 18, 2018
He hoped Pakistan would continue its moral, political and diplomatic support to the oppressed people of Kashmir and would raise the Kashmir dispute at every international forum.