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Former cricketer Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's prime minister

August 18, 2018 7:50 AM
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Former cricket star Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday, taking on the challenge of forming a coalition to govern as a currency crisis looms over the turbulent, nuclear-armed South Asian country.

Khan, a firebrand nationalist, won a general election last month promising to fight corruption and drastically reduce poverty among Pakistan’s 208 million mostly-Muslim people.

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