My Interview with Pakistani Politician Imran Khan

May 052013
 

 

 

He is what many refer to as the most popular politician in Pakistan. He is the leader of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e Insaaf or Movement for Justice political party even though he has no representation in parliament because his party boycotted the last elections in protest against what he felt was the undemocratic government of former President Parvez Musharraf. But Imran Khan is alsoan international celebrity. He is a sports hero who led Pakistan to their only Cricket World Cup victory and he is one of the country’s leading philanthropists. With tens of millions of dollars he raised through fundraisers around the world, he established Pakistan’s first and only cancer hospital and has built schools acrossthe nation, including a technical college in the province of Punjab. Today, he is the leading voice against corruption and the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan and he shows no signs of holding back. 

Click Here to Listen to Shirin Sadeghi’s interview with Imran Khan (originally broadcast in 2011)

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