Yesterday's results are yet to be announced officially but Jemima Goldsmith has already congratulated her former husband Imran Khan on his victory.
Taking to Twitter, Goldsmith reminisced about the elections of 1997, which were the first that Khan contested in.
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"I remember Imran Khan’s 1st election in 1997 - untested, idealistic and politically naive," she wrote. "I waited up for the call in Lahore with a three-months old Sulaiman, who I had lugged around the country. Eventually, he called. “It’s a clean sweep" and after my gasp, “… the other way.” Imran roared with laughter."
After 22 years of struggle, Khan now looks to be on his way to being the next Prime Minister of Pakistan. "22 years later, after humiliations, hurdles and sacrifices, my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM," continued Goldsmith. "It’s an incredible lesson in tenacity, belief and refusal to accept defeat. The challenge now is to remember why he entered politics in the first place. Congratulations, Imran Khan," Goldsmith wrote.
22 years later, after humiliations, hurdles and sacrifices, my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM. It’s an incredible lesson in tenacity, belief & refusal to accept defeat. The challenge now is to remember why he entered politics in the 1st place. Congratulations @ImranKhanPTI— Jemima Goldsmith (@Jemima_Khan) July 26, 2018
After Jemima's tweets, Pakistanis poured love for her.
I don’t know if this is correct English but your amazingness is pretty awesome— Shahbaz Taseer (@ShahbazTaseer) July 26, 2018
Thank u so much. IK couldn't have reached there without yr sincere support. He was framed in cases however yr support made him clear in court from all allegations. Pakistani nation owe u. Love u, respect u. He entered politics just to make his country best in World, he will do it— Annie Sehar (@Anniesehar1) July 26, 2018
You played a huge part in that Jemima. Thank you for being the support you have been. Pakistan owes you alot.— Musa Virk (@MusaNV18) July 26, 2018
You earned our respects on day one and with each passing day it increases and thank you for being who you are.. pic.twitter.com/tOjtaDnsYo— Naeem Bukhari 🇵🇰 (@naembukharii) July 26, 2018
Jemima, you're the Lady Diana of Pakistan. We hereby declare you our Queen. ❤ https://t.co/CyYIuciZWf— Baji Please (@BajiPlease) July 26, 2018
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