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Imran Khan and Sheikh Rashid Ahmed. – File Photos

ISLAMABAD: Cricket legend-turned politician Imran Khan has agreed to provide his party’s support to Sheikh Rashid Ahmed in Rawalpindi in the upcoming general elections.

Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Shaikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday called on Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan here and discussed the prevalent political situation in the country in run up to the May 11 polls.

PTI Secretary General Pervez Khattak and others were also present in the meeting.

Both the leaders agreed that the PTI would assist Sheikh Rashid in NA-55 whereas the latter would support the Khan’s party in NA-56.

Imran Khan, on the occasion, committed that he would address a public gathering in NA-55 also. It may be mentioned that both the leaders had agreed to form an electoral alliance in August last year.