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British based Pakistani boxer Amir Khan visits Lahore, feels Pakistan ‘Safe’

British based Pakistani boxer Amir Khan arrived in Lahore and spent a busy day, meeting his fans and enjoying shopping with fiancé.British based Pakistani boxer Amir Khan arrived in Lahore and spent a busy day, meeting his fans and enjoying shopping with fiancé

The 26-year old professional boxer is a former two-time world champion.

He has been placed at number two in the February list at welterweight by the World Boxing Championship, was born and raised in Bolton, England, in a British Pakistani family.

His family originated from Matore, Kahuta in Rawalpindi, a village in Punjab.

During his visit to Lahore, Khan also paid visit to Data Darbar, the shrine of a great sufi saint Hazrat Syed Ali bin Usman Hajweri.

Later, the boxer, accompanied by father Shah Khan and brother Haroon, went out for wedding shopping with his fiancé. The couple plans tying the knot on May 31 this year.

Khan, who says he is a big fan and good friend of Shahid Afidi, described Pakistan a safe country. “I was terrified about Pakistan but I can see there is no security issue, no threats to me.”