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London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls on Punjab CM in Lahore

LAHORE: London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday called on Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif after reaching Lahore via Wagah Border crossing on a goodwill tour. The visiting mayor held a meeting with the Punjab CM at his Model Town office here. The dignitaries discussed matters of mutual interest. British High Commissioner Thomas Drew was also present in the meeting.   Earlier today, senior government officials received Khan on the Pakistani side of the border after he stayed three days in India. The London mayor…

London mayor Sadiq Khan set to visit Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is all set to visit Pakistan and India later this year to promote cultural ties between the two countries, reports said. The visit will also seek to boost investment and cultural exchange programmes between London and the sub-continent. “This is a really important mission as there are so many areas in which London can work with its counterparts across India and Pakistan. Not only in business but in tackling some of the biggest challenges we all face – such as air pollution and climate change,”…

London mayor welcomes Uber boss’ humility after license loss

LONDON: London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by chief executive of Uber after the city stripped the taxi app of its license to operate, but once again criticized the company’s London management on Thursday. Transport for London (TfL) shocked Uber last month by deeming it unfit to run a taxi service and refusing to renew its license, citing the firm’s approach to reporting serious criminal offences and background checks on drivers. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi met TfL Commissioner Mike Brown on Tuesday for…