The former Prime Minister of Pakistan and current Chairman of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, Imran Khan, made history by becoming the first Pakistani politician to surpass 19 million followers on Twitter. His achievement solidifies his position as one of the most followed politicians on the social media platform in the world. He currently has 19.3 million followers on Twitter.
Imran Khan becomes the first Pakistani politician to reach 19 million followers on Twitter
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He joined Twitter in 2009. Khan’s immense popularity on Twitter can be attributed to his unique style of communication, which successfully resonated with the younger generation in Pakistan. Khan regularly shares his thoughts on a variety of topics from politics to sports and entertainment through his Twitter account. He enters into a real-time conversation with his supporters. Moreover, his tweets are often accompanied by trending hashtags that spark a national conversation in Pakistan and beyond.
The former cricketer turned politician has effectively used the platform to convey his party’s vision and mobilize his supporters. With this latest achievement, Khan has further cemented his position as one of the most influential politicians in Pakistan and an international figure on the global political scene.
Another factor contributing to Khan’s popularity on Twitter is his focus on issues that matter to young people. Pakistan has a young population and many citizens are frustrated with the current state of politics. Khan’s focus on corruption and social justice echoes with this demographic and has helped him build a strong following among young people.
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