Kapil Dev says will attend Imran Khan’s swearing-in if invited, subject to government approval

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Former Indian cricket captain and commentator Kapil Dev on Thursday said that he would definitely go to Pakistan to attend Imran Khans swearing-in ceremony if he is invited. The World Cup winning Indian skipper, however, said that his visit would be subject to the approval of the government. Devs remarks came over reports that the former Pakistan cricketer-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has invited a number of personalities apart from Kapil Dev, which include Sunil Gavaskar, Navjot Singh Sidhu, and Aamir Khan among others. On Wednesday, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu called Imran Khan a man of character and said he will attend the swearing-in ceremony. The Punjab minister was among the first to confirm about his invitation. Imran Khan will take oath as next prime minister of Pakistan on August 11. Men of genius are admired, men of power are feared, but men of character are trusted. Khan Sahab is a man of character. He can be trusted. Sportsmen build bridges, break barriers, unite people, During his speech after his partys win in the July 25 elections in Pakistan, Imran Khan spoke about the warm relations he share with India since his cricketing days. We can resolve the poverty crisis in South East Asia, In the meantime, the PTI on Thursday said that except few close friends of Imran Khan, no foreign leader will be invited for his swearing-in ceremony. Khan will take oath in at Aiwan-e-Sadr (President House), party spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said. Only a few close friends of Imran Khan will be invited,