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Imran Khan in Pakistan

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Imran Khan and members of his polical party Tehrik-e-insaaf have lunch with contractors on the site of a Namal college funded by Khan and other donators. The college has been established by Khan to promote education in his constituency. Khan will be using his Chancellorship of Bradford University in the UK to foster ties between the two institutions. Khan established a cancer hospital in Karachi in 1994 the success of which he hopes to emulate at Namal college.

Cricketer Imran Khan made his Test debut against England in 1971. He became captain of the Pakistan team in 1982 and lead them to World Cup victory in 1992 after which he retired.

Imran Khan established the Tehrik-e-insaaf (or Moverment for Justice) in 1996. Through Tehrik-e-insaaf, Khan has demanded that the Pakistan government make institutional reforms to address corruption and end the present dictatorship. Khan would like a more equitable distribution of resources in Pakistan, the granting key civil liberties and an increas in public service spending. He is particularly scathing of the relationship between President Musharraf and US President Bush.

Imran Khan became a Member of the Pakistani Parliament for Mianwali, Panjab, in the October 2002 elections.

Photo: Tom Pietrasik
Panjab, Pakistan
28th January 2006
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Imran Khan and members of his polical party Tehrik-e-insaaf have lunch with contractors on the site of a Namal college funded by Khan and other donators. The college has been established by Khan to promote education in his constituency. Khan will be using his Chancellorship of Bradford University in the UK to foster ties between the two institutions. Khan established a cancer hospital in Karachi in 1994 the success of which he hopes to emulate at Namal college. <br />
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Cricketer Imran Khan made his Test debut against England in 1971. He became captain of the Pakistan team in 1982 and lead them to World Cup victory in 1992 after which he retired.<br />
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Imran Khan established the Tehrik-e-insaaf (or Moverment for Justice) in 1996. Through Tehrik-e-insaaf, Khan has demanded that the Pakistan government make institutional reforms to address corruption and end the present dictatorship. Khan would like a more equitable distribution of resources in Pakistan, the granting key civil liberties and an increas in public service spending. He is particularly scathing of the relationship between President Musharraf and US President Bush.<br />
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Imran Khan became a Member of the Pakistani Parliament for Mianwali, Panjab, in the October 2002 elections.<br />
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Photo: Tom Pietrasik<br />
Panjab, Pakistan<br />
28th January 2006