Lahore (December 06, 2017): London Mayor Sadiq Khan reached Lahore on one-day visit to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign here.
Khan reached the provincial capital from India via e Wagah Border Crossing.
Mayor Lahore Col (retd) Mubashar and senior government officials received the dignitary at Wagah border.
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Khan was earlier in India for around four days where he held meetings with government officials, members of the civil society and entertainment industry.The London mayor is on a goodwill trip to South Asia, where he is also promoting ties of South Asian cities with the British capital.
Before the trip, Khan had said, “It’s really important for me as the Mayor of a global city to be going to both countries. We’ve got huge links with India and Pakistan, trade links, big links in relation to culture, big links in education but here are also many Londoner’s whose country of origin is India, whose country of origin is Pakistan.They want to see their Mayor making good links and contacts with India and Pakistan and hopefully some good business for our city.”
“I know India and Pakistan fairly well, for cultural reasons – I love Bollywood, sports, I’ve got family in both countries as well,” he added, according to the LBc report.