A picture post is making rounds on social media according to which Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been ranked number one among the world’s most admired people.
The text on the picture read: “Imran Khan ranks as the No 1 most admired personality in the world.”
When NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found that the claim made is partially FAKE.
When we look for the 2019 list of most admired people we found that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is on the list but NOT at the number one spot.
According to the list released on the verified twitter handle of @YouGov Pakistan Prime Minister is on the 17th sport the men’s category.
Worlds Most Admired 2019. Our annual series, conducted this year in 41 countries, finds the most admired figures are:
1. Michelle Obama (+1)
2. Oprah Winfrey (+1)
3. Angelina Jolie (-2)
— YouGov (@YouGov) July 18, 2019
The list is topped by Bill Gates in the men’s category, while among women former first lady Michelle Obama is on the top.
From India list include names like Prime Minister Narendra Modi (6), Amitabh Bachchan (12), Shah Rukh Khan (16), Salman Khan (18). In the women category, Deepika Padukone (13), Priyanka Chopra (14), Aishwarya Rai (16) and Sushmita Sen (17) featured in the list.
Hence, the above information proves that the viral post about Imran Khan is partially false.
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