A contestant on an Afghan singing competition has gone viral on social media because of his likeness to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mr Abdul Salam Maftoon, a wedding singer from northeast Afghanistan, is one of the final eight contestants on the televised talent show Afghan Star and has a distinct style of romantic folk songs. The show’s judge Qais Ulfat was first to point out the similarity in looks live on television, and since then Mr Maftoon has shot to international fame.

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