PTI’s Central Media Department, in a statement said that the newly-wedded couple were in Bani Gala, the palatial residence of Imran Khan on Monday. The announcement also added that Khan has decided to avoid abroad trips for now and would remain in Pakistan.
Bushra Maneka is a faith healer from Pakpattan district of Pakistan’s Punjab province. She was earlier married to Khawar Farid Maneka, a senior customs official in Islamabad and has five children from the marriage.
This is Imran Khan’s third wedding. His previous two marriages — first with Jemima Goldsmith, in 1995, lasted nine years. He was married to TV anchor Reham Khan for a brief perid of ten months in 2015. Khan has two sons from his marriage with Goldsmith.
Earlier, Imran Khan had rejected the reports that he had contracted his marriage with Maneka Bushra on January 1 in Lahore’s Defence residence of his ‘new’ brother-in-law.
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Imran Khan also alleged that the “vicious, gutter media campaign” was being led by Nawaz Sharif and Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
Imran Khan, the leader of the Opposition, on Sunday had confirmed that he had proposed marriage to the woman named Bushra Maneka but denied reports that he had secretly wed her.
Imran Khan’s spokesperson, in a statement, noted that it was “regrettable” and “sad” to see a private matter being subject to “erroneous” reporting.
Trump in his first tweet of the year on New Year’s day had accused Pakistan of giving nothing to the US but “lies and deceit” and providing “safe haven” to terrorists in return for USD 33 billion aid over the last 15 years
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar also raised question on Imran Khan’s filed assets and asked his counsel Naeem Bukhari whether hiding assets in the nomination paper was an act of deliberate lying or a mistake
Though, the Islamabad High Court last week suspended the non-bailable arrest warrant still Khan appeared before the five-member Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) bench led by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza.
In the previous hearing, Khan, in his reply submitted through his lawyer Babar Awan, had stated that he confirmed the apology tendered by his previous counsel and that the contempt of court matter is a “closed transaction belonging to the past”.
On the first of August, Member National Assembly (MNA), Gulalai, accused him of sending her messages of seduction from his protected Blackberry cellphone in October 2013.
Article 62 of the Constitution of Pakistan defines who can and cannot qualify for membership of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Pakistan’s Parliament). It spells the prerequisites for an individual to be considered eligible to lead the state.
Prime Minister Abbasi, in his address to lawmakers, called for the formation of a special committee to probe the allegations against Khan in-camera and suggested that the committee present a report before the House after its investigation so that the “matter can be closed”.