Fact Check: Is PM Imran Khan’s Latest Viral Image Fake?

Recently, an image of Prime Minister Imran Khan standing in a queue to embark on an airplane started doing the rounds on social networking platforms.

It was claimed that Imran Khan, despite being the most powerful person in Pakistan, opted to stand in line like an ordinary citizen.


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Here is the Facebook post in which a user made this claim.

The image has been shared by thousands of users on different social media platforms.

The claim, however, has turned out to be false.


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A simple reverse image search on Google shows that this image has been shared numerous times since April 2017, more than a year before Imran Khan assumed the office of the PM.

Here is a side by side comparison of both pictures.

  • Doesn’t explain whether its fake or real.
    He was still very popular in 2017.PTI had the provincial govt in KPK. Have you seen bilawal bhutto standing in queue for an airplane?
    Incomplete article.

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