PTI chairman and also the probable prime minister candidate, Imran Khan, is the seventh most followed world leader on Twitter. The PTI-chief, with his charismatic and prevailing presence online, has made him a popular figure in the world of Twitter. Imran, who is set to take oath on 11th August, has 8.17 million followers on Twitter.
He went past Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau (4.26 million followers), French prime minister Emmanuel Macron (3.2 million followers) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (1.4 million followers), even before he became a candidate for PM-ship.
The cricketer-turned-politician is quite popularly known for his online presence along with his party members, who use social media platforms very effectively.
Donald Trump is the most followed world leader with a whopping 53.4 million followers.
Here is the list of the most followed world leaders on Twitter:
- USA’s Donald Trump (53.4 million followers)
- India’s Narendra Modi (43.3 million followers)
- Pope Francis (17.7 million followers)
- Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan (13.1 million followers)
- Jordan’s Queen Rania Al Abdullah (10.6 million followers)
- Indonesian President Joko Widodo (10.2 million followers)
- Pakistan’s Imran Khan (8.17 million followers)