Imran Khan facts for kids
|22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan|
18 August 2018
|Preceded by||Nasirul Mulk (caretaker)|
|Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf|
25 April 1996
|Deputy||Shah Mehmood Qureshi|
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Member of the National Assembly|
13 August 2018
|Preceded by||Obaidullah Shadikhel|
19 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
|Preceded by||Hanif Abbasi|
10 October 2002 – 3 November 2007
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan|
|Chancellor of the University of Bradford|
7 December 2005 – 7 December 2014
|Preceded by||The Baroness Lockwood|
|Succeeded by||Kate Swann|
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi
5 October 1952
|Political party||Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf|
(m. 1995; div. 2004)
(m. 2014; div. 2015)
Bushra Manika (m. 2018)
|Domestic partner||Emma Sergeant (1982–1986)
Sita White (c. 1987–1991)
|Education||Keble College, Oxford|
|Net worth||₨38 million (US$Expression error: Unexpected < operator.)|
Pride of Performance (1983)
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi (Urdu: عمران احمد خان نیازی) (born 5 October 1952) is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and former cricketer. Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late 20th century.
Khan became a politician in the mid-1990s. Currently, besides running his own political party, Khan is also a charity worker and cricket commentator. He made his political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 1996. He made a cancer hospital, Shaukat Khanum, in memory of his mother who also died of cancer.
On July 26, 2018, Khan was elected Prime Minister despite many people accusing Khan's campaign of rigging the election. Khan took oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan on 18 August 2018.
Khan started his career as a first-class cricketer in Lahore in 1968. During his studies at the University of Oxford, he also played for their Blue's Cricket team. In 1971, he played his first international test match for Pakistan against England. In 1974, he played his first One-day international against England.
Khan also became the second fastest all-rounder to reach the mark of 3000 runs and 300 wickets. He also has the second best batting average in test cricket at position 6.
Khan became the captain of Pakistan side in 1982, becoming one of the most successful captains with 91 wins in tests and ODIs.
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