Imran Khan divorced Reham Khan with mutual consent after 10 months of marriage. PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Reham Khan have divorced with mutual consent after 10 months of marriage.
Imran Khan divorced Reham Khan with mutual consent after 10 months of marriage
While the couple seen together on occasion, Imran last month tweeted an apparent refutation of the rumours.
“I am shocked at a TV channel making slanderous statement about my marriage.
I strongly urge the media to desist from such baseless statements.” Imran Khan had requested the media to avoid speculation and respect the sensitivity of the situation.
A source close to the PTI chairman, who asked not to named, said the two “just not getting along.
She wanted to involved with politics and that not what Khan wanted at all.
She just did not want to sit at home,” he said.
There teething problems as well over other issues which were being resolved but this a major issue.
She wanted to get into politics and was not ready to back down.
PTI chairman said the two were “just not getting along.”Another confidante of Imran Khan that there was “a lot of pressure on Khan” from his family to divorce Reham.
An apparent reference to Imran’s sister Aleema Khan who had made no secret of her displeasure over the marriage.
Despite several attempts, Reham could not reached for a comment,
But posted an announcement of the divorce on Twitter:
Sources said Reham left Pakistan for London and expected to address a conference there.
In August this year the PTI chief had announced that Reham Khan, will not be playing an active role in party affairs.
Following “attacks” on his then wife in the aftermath of the party’s defeat in the NA-19 (Haripur) by-polls.
The PTI chairman and television journalist Reham Khan had tied the knot in a simple nikkah ceremony.
Which took place in January this year at Khan’s Bani Gala residence.
The nikkah, which a low-key affair, conducted by Mufti Saeed and followed by a photo session.
Imran Khan divorced Reham Khan with mutual consent after 10 months of marriage.
The wedding had captivated the entire country, with television channels going all out to cover the event and furnished their audience with details of wedding sherwani and chappals.
In it’s early days, the marriage marked by public appearances of the newlyweds who see smiling and happy at various events.
Reham on several occasions had candidly expressed her feelings for Imran, saying he is “no longer alone.
In an early interview, she had said: “I didn’t know Mr Khan was Mr Right, you wait your whole life for Mr Right and then you find Mr Most Right.”
The cricketer-turned-politician previously married to English journalist and activist Jemima Goldsmith for nine years.
The marriage ended amicably in 2004 with Goldsmith stating that she was unable to adapt to life in Pakistan.
Reham Khan previously married to psychologist Ijaz Rehman, with whom she had three children.