Monday Jan 21, 2019
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been named among top 100 global thinkers of 2019 by Foreign Policy magazine.
According to the prestigious US magazine, PM Imran “a former cricket star, finally got the job he had long coveted ─ prime minister."
"His reward was an incredibly difficult to-do list, starting with Pakistan's looming fiscal and debt crises," it added.
PM Imran has been named in the list along with other world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and IMF head Christine Lagarde have also been featured in the list.
The publication on its website released a few of the names that have made it to the 2019 list of 100 Global Thinkers and said the full list will be released on January 22.