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Imran will bring peace to Pakistan and India, said Kapil Dev

Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev said Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan will be able to bring peace to India and Pakistan.

Speaking to Khaleej Times, Dev said, “Imran Khan, well done. I hope that he will be able to bring peace to India and Pakistan.”

He added, “I think the big question is if Imran as prime minister can give everybody in his country three meals a day.”

“Can he give the youth of Pakistan jobs? People like me who have played cricket with him like to see him perform as the prime minister of Pakistan,” he added.

Praising the former Pakistan captain, Dev said it takes a lot of disciple, dedication and hard work to run a country.

“I have spoken to him only once since he became the prime minister. What a journey he has had. To be prime minister of any country, it takes a lot of discipline, dedication and hard work. He has worked very hard to reach where he has reached today,” the former India captain said.

Imran, well done. I hope that he will be able to bring peace to India and Pakistan. I think the big question is if Imran as prime minister can give everybody in his country three meals a day. Can he give the youth of Pakistan jobs? People like me who have played cricket with him like to see him perform as the prime minister of Pakistan,” he said to Khaleej Times.

The former Indian captain had missed out on the oath-taking ceremony of his Pakistani counterpart, citing ‘personal reasons’. He was one of the three cricketers from India invited to attend the leader’s swearing-in ceremony on August 18.

1992: Imran Khan of Pakistan lifts the World Cup after Pakistan beat England in the final at Melbourne.

Imran Khan becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Pakistan:

However, winning the ICC World Cup as a skipper in 1992 to winning the general elections and on becoming the Prime Minister of his country, the story of Pakistan’s Imran Khan is quite an inspiration to receive. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Patron, Imran is the 19th Primi Minister of the nation.

All in all, as Kapil Dev said, it would be interesting to see how he rules Pakistan in the coming years. Hopefully, the relations between the arch-rivals also get better during Imran’s tenure as the Prime Minister.

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