Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

Imran Khan's speech was very nice, I wish him all the best: Kangana Ranaut

The actor recently made headlines after she bestowed praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming him as the 'rightful leader of democracy.' She also batted in favour of a second term for the Prime Minister.

The party confirmed Friday that it had secured the numbers for a majority in the lower house of parliament.

It has nominated Asad Qaiser for the post of speaker National Assembly, while the joint opposition, comprising 11 political parties, has fielded Syed Khursheed Shah for the post and Maulana Fazlur Rehman's son Asadur Rehman for the post of deputy speaker.

Earlier, the maiden session started with the National Anthem, followed by recitation from the Holy Quran.

The invite sent from PTI chairman's secretariat said: "It's indeed a great pleasure to have invited you for the oath-taking ceremony of PTI's Chairman Imran Khan as the Prime Minister of Pakistan".

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PTI maintains that even though close friends from India and the notables from the 1992 World Cup cricket team are invited to the oath taking ceremony on August 18, the ceremony will be a simple one. Elahi is being nominated by the PTI as the speaker of the Punjab Assembly.

PTI leads the race with the most number of seats in the National Assembly (158 seats in total; 125 general, 28 women and five minorities).

Khan is expected to appoint prominent businessman Abdul Razzak Dawood as advisor on finance.

The card is also essential for casting vote in the elections of Speaker, deputy speaker and the Prime Minister.

We will work to improve the situation in the provinces, he said, adding that they will introduce a new local government system.

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