In slip of tongue, Khan calls Modi Indian ‘president’ in UNGA speech

BEIJING, April 27, 2019 (Xinhua) — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks at the leaders’ roundtable meeting of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation at the Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in Beijing, capital of China, April 27, 2019. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei/IANS)

United Nations, Sep 27 (PTI) Imran Khan on Friday described Narendra Modi as “the Indian president”, in a slip of tongue by the cricketer-turned Pakistani prime minister.

During his marathon speech at the 74th session of the UNGA, Khan goofed up once and called Prime Minister Modi as the “president”.

In April, during a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Khan made a gaffe and said Germany and Japan shared a border, becoming a target for trolls.

Khan, who was the captain of Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup winning team, kept on mentioning about the ties on the border of ‘Germany and Japan’ when he really meant, ‘Germany and France.’ PTI PMS AKJ


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