Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accepted the invitation from the organisers of the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) for 2017.
Earlier, veteran actor Anupam Kher, who was to attend the Karachi Literature Festival on February 5 this year, was denied visa by Pakistan.
Kher was due to arrive in Karachi to attend the festival as one of the distinguished guest.
The festival, founded by Ameena Saiyid, OBE, and Dr Asif Farrukhi, is jointly organised by Oxford University Press, Pakistan and British Council.
The festival consists of literary discussions, book launches, and creative writing workshops. There is also an opportunity to meet authors, book signings and visit a book fair.