Imran Khan with his wife Reham Khan
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has married television presenter Reham Khan at his residence, said sources.
Earlier today, a spokesperson for his party said the event would not be a large affair, according to Pakistan's Dawn News website. (Read the Dawn report here
Mr Khan, 62, former Pakistani cricket captain, is the Chief of the Tehreek-i-Insaf. "As far as I know, it is an extremely private affair. There are no such ticketed cards and no grand function," a party spokesperson was quoted as saying.
A reception after today's nikaah
ceremony is to be held tomorrow, said sources.
British media reported earlier this week that Mr Khan had married Reham, who is 20 years younger than him, in a secret wedding. Mr Khan said on New Year's Eve that reports of his wedding were "greatly exaggerated." But on Monday night, he allegedly told reporters at London's Heathrow Airport "'I am going to Pakistan to share good news about my marriage." (Read the Daily Mail article here)
The cricketer-turned-politician was married to Jemima Goldsmith till 2004; they have two sons. Ms Khan, who was a weather presenter on the BBC, is now an anchor with Pakistani channel Dawn News and has three children from an earlier marriage.