Amir Khan presented with vintage pistol by General Raheel Sharif

Shukriya Pakistan

Rawalpindi: The former world light-welterweight champion and Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan was presented with a vintage muzzle loaded pistol on his visit to Pakistan.

Amir Khan received the gift from Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and posted images of the weapon on social media on Tuesday.

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Courtesy: Amir Khan official Twitter account

Earlier Amir Khan also posed for pictures with General Raheel Sharif holding a WBC championship during the ceremony in Rawalpindi.

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Amir Khan presenting General Raheel Sharif with WBC belt

According to a press release by the Inter-Service Public Relations – the Asian country’s military mouthpiece – the Bolton-born boxer, who takes pride in his Pakistani heritage, was recognising Sharif’s ‘efforts for peace and security in Pakistan’.

The 29-year-old’s most recent appearance in the ring ended in a sixth-round knockout defeat by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas.