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London Mayor visits Jinnah's mausoleum in Karachi

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Mayor Sadiq Khan, who is on a goodwill visit to to promote his "is Open" campaign, visited the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali in on Friday.

Khan arrived in the city on Thursday night. Speaking to the media after paying his respects at the mausoleum, the Pakistani-origin Mayor said he was proud to be visiting and brought a message from for everyone.

"welcomes you all, for education, business, tourism. is open," said Khan, adding that is home to Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus and people of all colours and races.

Khan also attended an event at the city's Habib University where he interacted with the students, Geo News reported.

is Khan's last stop in He arrived in Lahore on Wednesday with his 16-member delegation through the Wagah border with India. He met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and visited the historical Badshahi Mosque.

On Thursday, he visited Islamabad where he met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Khan was earlier in India for three days where he held meetings with government officials and members of the civil society. He visited Mumbai, New Delhi and Amritsar.

He is the first Mayor to visit both India and to strengthen trade and investment links and promote cultural exchanges with the two countries.



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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 16:48 IST