His efforts for India-Pak peace will always be remembered: Imran Khan

New Delhi, August 17, News24 Bureau: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a true leader whose fame and charisma spread across the world. He had won hearts and that makes him an endearing statesman. This is precisely the reason all tall leaders across the world are remembering him fondly.Imran Khan, Pakistan's prime minister-in-waiting  today expressed condolences over the demise of former premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee,. Khan said that his efforts for India-Pakistan peace will always be remembered.In a statement Khan added that Vajpayee was a prominent political personality of the sub-continent and that his death has created a big void.      He further said that by creating peace between the two countries, 'we can truly recognise the service of Vajpayee'.  "Efforts of Mr Vajpayee for improvement in relations between Pakistan and India will be remembered forever," said Pakistan's PM-in-waiting.He appreciated Vajpayee's initiatives for improving Indo-Pak ties and continued them after becoming prime minister."As foreign minister Vajpayee strived to open up ways towards normalisation of relations among neighbouring states and had successfully taken this agenda to new heights after assuming the office of prime minister," the statement read.Khan said both countries have just celebrated their independence and there is also a desire for peace on both sides of the border despite political differences.Imran Khan said extended his sympathies to the people of India in this hour of grief.With Agencies