Pakistani PM Imran Khan receives a rock star welcome at Washington Stadium: International media
Washington - Pakistani PM Imran Khan receives a rock star welcome at Washington Stadium, International media journalists have reported.
Up to 30,000 people are gathered at a community meeting of overseas Pakistanis in Washington DC on Sunday (early Monday in the UAE).
The main guest of honour: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan . The scene is a proud moment for Pakistanis around the world.
The PM, a former international cricketer, received a rockstar's welcome as he appeared before the massive crowd, along with some members of his Cabinet. [image: Pakistani PM Imran Khan USA 01212]Pakistani PM Imran Khan begins a three-day visit to the United States of America on Sunday, and is set to address a record gathering of members of the Pakistani community at a stadium in downtown Washington, D.C Image Credit: Twitter
Millions more viewed the event via livestreaming from home.
Imran Khan and his entourage reportedly flew to America on a commercial, instead of chartered, flight to save on cost. The premier delivered a speech about the benefits of meritocracy, a relentless fight to curb corruption and laid out his vision for "Naya (New) Pakistan", words that energised the crowd of US-based expat Pakistanis.