Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), turns 67 today. Imran Khan was born on October 5, 1952 in Lahore.
Imran Khan’s fans are extremely active on social media to celebrate his leader’s birthday, and he congratulated the captain and wished him well. In Pakistan, Prime Minister’s birthday has become the top trend on twitter.
Imran Khan is also greeted by PTI leaders, ministers, and the general public. Leaders of other political parties have also expressed their best wishes for them.
Imran Khan’s father’s name is Ikramullah Khan Niazi and mother’s name is Shaukat Khanam. Imran Khan belongs to the Niazi tribe of Pashtuns.
He received his primary education from Lahore, then moved to the UK for higher education, where he graduated from Oxford University. After getting his education, he joined Pakistan’s national cricket team in 1971 at the age of 18.
Khan also served as captain between 1982 and 1992 and under his leadership, the Pakistan Cricket Team won the World Cup in 1992. In 1994, he made practical strides in politics and joined Pasban, a separated group from the Jamaat-e-Islami.
Then on April 25, 1996, he formally established his own political party, PTI. His party gained rapid popularity, especially among young people. The PTI won the majority in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the 2013 elections and succeeded in forming a provincial government.
Then in the 2018 elections, PTI came to power in the federal government, and Imran Khan was elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 17, 2018.
Imran Khan married thrice and has two sons. He first married Jemima Gold Smith, a British citizen, in 1995 with their two sons, Suleman and Qasim. They divorced in 2004.
Then the captain married the Pakistani journalist Reham Khan in 2015 and they separated a few months later that same year, He was married to Bushara Bibi in 2018.