Speed Reading — Imran Khan - Level 2 — 100 wpm

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Pakistan's new prime minister promised to change his country. Imran Khan gave a speech a day after becoming the new leader. He said he would improve his country's image by improving relations with neighbours India and Afghanistan, and with the United States. Relations between Pakistan and the USA have worsened because of terrorism. Khan promised to create millions of jobs, improve health and education, and fight corruption.

Imran Khan, 65, is very popular in Pakistan. He is one of Pakistan's greatest ever cricketers. He made his international debut aged 18. He later captained Pakistan to Cricket World Cup glory in 1992. In 1996, he founded his political party. He won a seat in Pakistan's government in October 2002. In 2013, his party won the second largest number of votes. This made Khan a powerful politician. His party won the most seats in July's election.

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