UK’s foreign secretary celebrates Shakespeare’s 400th birthday in Pakistan

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Shuja ullah Khan,

LAHORE: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Friday celebrated 400th birthday of English poet, playwright and actor William Shakespeare with Pakistani students in Lahore.

Johnson, who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan, posted a group photo of the occasion with a message: “a recognition of cultural ties”.

Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet

Earlier, he visited Kinnard Girls School in Lahore. “Kinnaird Girls School Lahore just one example of UKAid supporting girls’ education. Also met some of Pakistan’s women’s cricket team,” he tweeted. Shuja ullah Khan,