Prime Minister Imran Khan has been awarded the “International Sports Personality Award” on Sunday in Dubai, UAE.
He was given the award at the 11th edition of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards ceremony held in the Dubai Exhibition Center.
The awards at the ceremony were distributed by the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and Mattar Al Tayer Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
PM Imran Khan was announced the winner of the award back in November 2021.
He has been given the honor as an acknowledgment of his services and efforts in the field of sports.
Legendary former #Pakistan captain #ImranKhan, now the Prime Minister of his country, won the International Sports Personality Award. Khan was recognised for empowering Pakistani society through sportshttps://t.co/z2WnBodr79 pic.twitter.com/CNNjjfA6b3 #UAE #Dubai #DXB
— Shuja Ahmed Ch. (@iShujaAhmedCh) January 9, 2022
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He has won the Muhammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award for leading his team to the 1992 Cricket World Cup victory. Khan’s name was announced at an event held at Deep Dive Dubai on Monday.
Imran Khan’s success
Imran Khan continues to bag international accolades for the heroic win and leading the Pakistan cricket team at the 1992 World Cup.
In Pakistan, PM Imran Khan continued to remain at the top of the popularity charts. He remains the most followed Pakistani politician with a whopping following of 15 million users on Twitter. He scores an average of 6000 retweets on each tweet.
He continues to top the trends of popularity in Pakistan despite severe backlash from the masses on inflation. Meanwhile, several commentators have claimed that his government is increasingly becoming unpopular among the masses due to economic predicament.
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Back in 2020, he had crossed 13 million followers on Twitter. He has been retaining the post of the most followed Pakistani politician on Twitter for quite some. PM Imran Khan actively engages with his international and local fans and followers through his Twitter account. The development came despite him unfollowing people on Twitter a few days ago.