Jordans Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center named Prime Minister Imran Khan as its man of the year. In its recent list of the most persuasive Muslims in the world.

The center, is an autonomous research entity with the Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Jordan .

If the Muslim 500 was in print back in 1992 and I was the chief editor then I would have nominated Imran Khan as our Muslim man of the year because of his brilliant performance in cricket which culminated in Pakistan winning the 1992 cricket world cup a sport I have always admired for its combination of elegance and intense competitive play said Professor s Abdallah Schleifer a Professor Emeritus of Journalism in the American University in Cairo who chose Imran Khan winner of the title.