Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will take the oath as prime minister on August 18, Senator Faisal Javed said on Friday.
PTI chairman Imran Khan, whose party secured 116 general seats in the National Assembly in the July 25 polls, is set to become the country’s next prime minister.
Faisal Javed also confirmed that three former Indian cricketers Kapil Dev, Novjot Singh Sidhu, Sunil Gavaskar had been invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony.
President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned a session of the National Assembly on August 13 during which newly-elected members will take oath of their office. Elections for the speaker, deputy speaker and the leader of the House will take place after the MNAs-elect take oath.
Earlier today, sources said that President Mamnoon Hussain has decided to postpone his foreign trip in order to administer oath to the next prime minister.