APP75-08 KARACHI: December 08 - Mayor of London Sadiq Khan talking to media persons while the British Council’s Dosti Project-Empowering Children Through Sports at British Council. APP Photo by Abbas Mehdi

KARACHI, Dec 08 (APP):The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has
said that the cities of London and Karachi can learn from one
another’s experiences betterment and planning growth.
He was talking to media after visiting the British Council’s
project Dosti here on Friday.
Sadiq was of the view that London was the greatest city in
the world.
Karachi, he added, is a growing city just like London.
Growth is not bad. It is good thing if one is going to plan for
the growth.
He said that hard work helps in attaining potential as well
as excellence.
Sadiq Khan said that London and Karachi are both
cosmopolitan cities with fantastic culture, sports as well as
wonderful people.
He said that the hospitality, love and friendship shown
during his visit would remain with him for ever and that he would
carry with him the fond memories of the visit.
The Mayor of London said that he was impressed with his
visits to Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi and termed these as
wonderful cities.
He said that there was also a substantial improvement in the
security situation.
Sadiq Khan said that Pakistan has over the decades produced
fantastic cricketers naming the few as Javed Miandad, Zaheer
Abbas, Wasim Akram, Imran Khan, Inzimam ul Haq and Misbah ul Haq.
He also praised the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed.
He said that the Pakistan team exhibited best of team spirit
in the champions trophy replicating that 1992.
Pakistan had defeated England in the semifinals and India in
the final of that champions trophy.