On the invitation of the Karachi Literature Festival director Ameena Saiyid, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal may visit Pakistan in 2017. While expressing his intention, Mr. kejriwal said, “I will definitely. We will learn from each other. We will learn from you and you will learn from us.” He was interacting with audience at conference on ‘Coalition, a festival of creativity programme’ at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.
The Delhi Chief Minister has not visited any foreign country after coming to power for the second time in February last year.
On Kejriwal’s acceptance of her invitation, Ms. Saiyid said she was “very happy” and that all the organizers will look forward to his participation. “We are very happy that the Delhi Chief Minister has accepted our invitation. Delhi and Karachi have almost the same culture. Both cities have a population of two crore each,” she later told reporters.
Earlier in February, Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher had complained that he has been denied visa by Pakistan to attend the Karachi Literature Festival, which had taken place from February 5-6.