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Call me in 30 minutes: PM Khan puts French President Macron on hold

French President Emmanuel Macron was put on hold by Prime Minister Imran Khan after the former dialed an unscheduled call during the premier’s meeting with senior media persons at prime Minister’s Office.

According to details which were later confirmed by various sources, PM Khan received an unscheduled call from Macron on Friday during his meeting with top anchorpersons associated with various media organisations.

During the meeting, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua asked the premier to attend a telephone call from the French president, however, Imran Khan told her that he was busy.

The incident was also confirmed by anchorperson Hamid Mir in a tweeet.

“New Pakistan.French President @EmmanuelMacron called Prime Minister of Pakistan @ImranKhanPTI today but he was busy in a meeting with journalists including me Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua wanted PM to attend the call but PM said I am busy here tell them to call in 30 minutes,” the journalist tweeted.

The French embassy is being contacted for official comment.


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