ISLAMABAD: 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi is celebrating his 68th birthday today.
Born to Ikramullah Khan Niazi and Shaukat Khanum, Imran was the only son out of the five offsprings of the couple.
He received his primary education from Lahore, then moved to the United Kingdom (UK) for higher education, where he graduated from the University of Oxford.
He also served as the captain of the team from 1982 and 1992. Under his leadership, Pakistan won the cricket World Cup in 1992.
In 1994, Imran laid the foundation of Shaukat Khanum Hospital for cancer treatment in the name of his mother
He formally established his own political party, the PTI, on April 25, 1996. His party gained popularity, especially among the youth of Pakistan, and succeeded in forming a provincial government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the 2013 polls.
PTI came to power in the federal government in July 2018 and he was elected the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan on August 17, 2018.
Fans and political leaders express their best wishes for the Prime Minister on his birthday.