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Pervez Khattak New Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Recently Pervez Khattak has been selected  New Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after election 2013.

Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pervez Khattak is born on 1st January 1950.He is senior Pakistani politician, parliamentarian and the Central Secretary General of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf who is serving as the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He also served as the Irrigation Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past

Family Background:

He was born on 1-1-1950 at Manky Sharif, Nowshera. His father Hastim khan was a gov’t. contractor and chief executive of company, he has three sons and two daughters. Eldest son Ishaq Khattak completed his education and running his grandfather’s company. Ibrahim Khan Khattak and Ismail Khan Khattak are studying in London.

Khattak did his GCE Ordinary Level and then GCE Advanced Level from the prestigious AitchisonCollege and then received Bachelor’s degree from University of Peshawar.

Politics in Pakistan:

Khattak, who was elected to the provincial assembly as a candidate backed by the Qaumi Watan Party but he later developed differences with the party leadership and joined the Independent Group in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Later, he was inducted into the provincial cabinet. On December 15, 2011 Pervez Khattak resigned from the provincial ministry, membership of the provincial assembly, provincial presidency of the Qaumi Watan Party and also from parliamentary leadership of several members of the provincial assembly to join Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He made an unsuccessful run as the party’s provincial president, he lost by 14 votes to Asad Qaiser, but later successfully defeated Dr. Arif Alvi for the key central post of General Secretary.

Win election in 2013:

In 2013 election he was elected the member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly from PK-13 Nowshera and member of National Assembly from Constituency NA-5 bagging 70,000 votes as the candidate PTI.

Chief Ministership for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

On 13th May 2013, Chairman PTI, Imran Khan nominated Pervez as the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the top post in the province where Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is the single largest party with 35 out of 99 seats. He will head a coalition government with PTI as the leading party while Jamaat-e-Islami and Qaumi Watan Party will also be part of the government.