Britain’s new PM, Boris Johnson shares connection to Pakistan and Islam

Source: Global Village Space

 Despite his hard-to-swallow comments against Islam, he asserted that he will not be declared an Islamophobe since his great-grandfather Ali Kemal, was a Turkish politician and journalist and his wife was from Pakistan

Britain’s newly sworn-in Prime Minister Boris Johnson has an interesting connection to Pakistan and Islam.

Boris Johnson in his interview, to a Pakistani media outlet during his visit to Pakistan in 2015 stated that his wife Marian Wheeler, with whom he has four children, is of Pakistani origin. Marina Wheeler is a Pakistani Sikh. Both Marina and Boris dissolved their 25-year marriage last year.

In his interview, Boris revealed that his wife Marina consistently persuaded him to visit Pakistan along with her but he couldn’t fulfil her wish due to heavy political engagements.

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