Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed on Friday said that PTI chairman Imran Khan will take the oath as prime minister on August 18.

PTI chairman Imran Khan's party secured 116 general seats in the National Assembly in the July 25 polls, is set to become the country’s next prime minister.

President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned a session of the National Assembly on August 13 during which newly-elected members will take the oath.

Earlier today, President Mamnoon Hussain had decided to delay his foreign trip in order to administer oath from the prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan.

According to the sources, "Caretaker law and information minister Ali Zafar convinced the president to postpone his trip."

Caretaker Law Minister Ali Zafar had a meeting with President Mamnoon. 

However, President Mamnoon was scheduled to visit Edinburgh from August 16 to August 19.

The sources further told, "The president will now embark on his trip after the oath-taking ceremony."