Kristiane Backer on Islam and Imran Khan


Kristiane Backer at the 13th MAS-ICNA Convention 2014 in McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.  She is the Author of "From MTV to Mecca".  She talks about how she was introduced to Islam by Imran Khan - a Pakistani politician and former cricketer who is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Kristiane Backer is a TV presenter, journalist and voice-over artist based in London with a pan-European career. After many years' break from the television business Backer hosted again in 2009, including the travel programs for the Travel Channel, and the inter-faith program Matters of Faith for the international channel Ebru TV.

She also hosts European business presentations, conferences, galas and award ceremonies. In 1992 Backer met former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan in London.  He gave her books on Islam and invited her to travel with him through Pakistan.  She converted to Islam in 1995 and lives in London.

Published on Apr 18, 2015


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