No! Pak PM Imran Khan did not make this statement

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picture post is making rounds on social media which has a quote attributed to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan saying that “We’ll send the world’s first terrorist on the moon soon”.
The text of the picture read: “हम भी चाँद पर दुनिया का पहला आतंकवादी जल्दी भेजेंगे”
Whereas, the caption read: “भारत द्वारा चंद्रयान-2 के सफल प्रक्षेपण के बाद इमरान खान का बयान”
(Translation: Imran Khan’s statement after India’s successful launch of Chandrayaan-2)


When NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found it to be FAKE.

On putting the exact quote through a Google search, we didn’t find any result related to the above statement.

We also checked by putting keywords such as ‘Imran Khan’, ‘Moon mission, ‘terrorist’, etc and we didn’t find any authentic source to confirm that Imran Khan had made the statement.
On scanning through Khan’s verified social media handles, we didn’t find any post or a tweet related to the above statement.
Hence, the above information proves that the viral post is FAKE.

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