August 11: Dawn report by Syed Irfan Raza states that putting an end to speculation about the election of prime minister expectedly on Independence Day, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday declared that Imran Khan would take the oath as the country’s 21st prime minister on Aug 18. After a meeting of senior party leaders at Mr Khan’s residence in Banigala, the PTI also announced the names of Asad Qaiser, Chaudhry Sarwar and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi for the positions of National Assembly speaker, Punjab governor and Punjab Assembly speaker, respectively.
Times of Oman: PM Imran Khan keen on Oman visit, says Pakistan Foreign Minister
January 30 – Times of Oman report by Madiha Asif states that Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is keen on visiting Oman, said the Foreign Minister of Pakistan. Talking exclusively to Times of Oman about when to expect the arrival of PM Khan, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister said: “I am here to lay the ground. I have been travelling in the region and engaging with the regional leadership, and PM Imran Khan is very keen on visiting Oman and other regional countries.”
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