38 Facts About PM Imran Khan

1. PM Imran Khan has published six works of non-fiction, including an autobiography co-written with Patrick Murphy.

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2. PM Imran Khan termed the media "unethical" for spreading the rumour, and PTI filed a complaint against the news channels that had aired it.

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3. On 16 May 1995, at the age of 43, PM Imran Khan married 21-year-old Jemima Goldsmith, in a two-minute ceremony conducted in Urdu in Paris.

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4. PM Imran Khan cited the "immeasurable hurt" that Rushdie's writings have caused Muslims around the world.

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5. PM Imran Khan bought acres of land in Bani Gala on top of a hill and built a mansion on it.

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6. PM Imran Khan owns a 300 kanal mansion in Bani Gala, Islamabad worth 750 million.

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7. On 17 August 2018, PM Imran Khan secured 176 votes and became 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan while his contender and leader of opposition Shehbaz Sharif received 96 votes.

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8. PM Imran Khan said his inspiration is to build Pakistan as a humanitarian state based on principles of first Islamic state of Medina.

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9. PM Imran Khan became the first person in the history of Pakistan general elections who contested and won in all five constituencies, surpassing Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who contested in four but won in three constituencies in 1970.

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10. PM Imran Khan entered into an agreement with Sharif administration to establish a three-member high-powered judicial commission which would be formed under a presidential ordinance.

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11. PM Imran Khan was reported to be attacked with guns which forced him to travel in a bullet-proof vehicle.

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12. PM Imran Khan ended the campaign by addressing a rally of supporters in Islamabad via a video link while lying on a bed at a hospital in Lahore.

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13. PM Imran Khan ended his south Punjab campaign by addressing rallies in various Seraiki belt cities.

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14. PM Imran Khan announced that he would pull Pakistan out of the US-led war on terror and bring peace to the Pashtun tribal belt.

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15. On 23 March 2013, PM Imran Khan introduced the Naya Pakistan Resolution at the start of his election campaign.

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16. On 6 October 2012, PM Imran Khan joined a vehicle caravan of protesters from Islamabad to the village of Kotai in Pakistan's South Waziristan region against US drone missile strikes.

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17. Since then PM Imran Khan became a real threat to the ruling parties and a future political prospect in Pakistan.

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18. On 30 October 2011, PM Imran Khan addressed more than 100,000 supporters in Lahore, challenging the policies of the government, calling that new change a "tsunami" against the ruling parties, Another successful public gathering of hundreds of thousands of supporters was held in Karachi on 25 December 2011.

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19. At the rally, PM Imran Khan was captured by student activists from the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba and roughly treated.

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20. On 3 November 2007, PM Imran Khan was put under house arrest, after president Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan.

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21. In June 2007, PM Imran Khan faced political opponents in and outside the parliament.

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22. PM Imran Khan participated in the October 2002 Pakistani general election that took place across 272 constituencies and was prepared to form a coalition if his party did not get a majority of the vote.

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23. PM Imran Khan was offered political position few times during his cricketing career.

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24. PM Imran Khan visited embassies of Iran and Saudi Arabia and met their head of commissions in Islamabad on 8 January 2015 to understand their stance about the conflict which is engulfing both nations after execution of Sheikh Nimr by Saudi Arabia.

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25. PM Imran Khan views the Kashmir issue as a humanitarian issue, as opposed to a territorial dispute between two countries.

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26. PM Imran Khan publicly demanded a Pakistani apology towards the Bangladeshi people for the atrocities committed in 1971, He called the 1971 operation a "blunder" and likened it to today's treatment of Pashtuns in the war on terror.

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27. On 23 November 2005, PM Imran Khan was appointed as the chancellor of University of Bradford, succeeding Baroness Lockwood.

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28. At the age of 39, PM Imran Khan took the winning last wicket himself.

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29. PM Imran Khan retired from international cricket at the end of the World Cup.

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30. PM Imran Khan retired permanently from cricket six months after his last ODI, the historic 1992 World Cup final against England in Melbourne, Australia.

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31. PM Imran Khan achieved the all-rounder's triple in 75 Tests, the second-fastest record behind Ian Botham's 72.

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32. PM Imran Khan made his Test cricket debut against England in June 1971 at Edgbaston.

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33. PM Imran Khan made his first-class cricket debut at the age of 16 in Lahore.

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34. PM Imran Khan remains a popular public figure and is the author of, among other publications, Pakistan: A Personal History.

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35. PM Imran Khan served as the parliamentary leader of the party and led the third-largest block of parliamentarians in the National Assembly from 2013 to 2018.

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36. PM Imran Khan contested for a seat in the National Assembly in October 2002 and served as an opposition member from Mianwali until 2007.

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37. PM Imran Khan remains a prominent philanthropist and commentator, and served as the chancellor of Bradford University between 2005 and 2014 and was the recipient of an honorary fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians in 2012.

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38. PM Imran Khan retired from cricket in 1992, as one of Pakistan's most successful players.

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