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Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Seal of K.P. Government
Flag of K.P. Government
Parvez Khattak
Style His Excellency
Member of Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Cabinet of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Residence Chief Minister House Peshawar
Seat Peshawar
Appointer Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Term length Five years (maximum)
Constituting instrument Constitution of Pakistan
Inaugural holder Abdul Qayyum Khan
Formation August 23, 1947; 67 years ago

The Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (CMOKP) is the head of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The chief minister leads the executive branch of the provincial government

The Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (CMOKP) is elected by the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to serve as the head of the provincial government in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The current Chief Minister is Parvez Khattak . The outgoing government was of Awami National Party while the incoming government is of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (In majority with 55 members). Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf made alliance with Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan, Qaumi Watan Party and Awami Jamhuri Ittehad Pakistan.


In 1901, NWFP was declared as a Chief Commissioner Province and thirty-one years later in 1932 its status was raised to the Governor Province. In 1937, the Government of India Act 1935 was enforced in NWFP and NWFP Legislative Assembly was formed. The first session of parliament was summoned on 12 March 1946 under the Chairmanship of Sardar Bahadur Khan while Nawabzada Allah Nawaz Khan was elected as Speaker and Lala Girdheri Lal as Deputy Speaker on 13 March 1946. The total number of members was 50. This Assembly was dissolved in 1951 and the number of members was increased from 50 to 58. The legislative Assembly became a Provincial Assembly through a presidential order known as legal framework order 1970. After the restoration of the Provincial Assembly in 1970, General Elections were held for the NWFP Provincial Assembly on 17 December 1970. At that time the number of member’s seats in the Assembly was 43 out of which 2 seats were reserved for women and only one for minorities. The first session of the Assembly was summoned on 2 May 1972 in the hall of Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, University Town Peshawar. Mr. Muhammad Aslam Khan Khattak was elected as Speaker and Arbab Saifur Rehman Khan as Deputy Speaker on 2 May 1972.


The Provincial Assembly with 124 elected members, constituent of 99 Regular seats, 22 seats reserved for Women and 3 seats for Non-Muslims elects the Chief Minister of the Province who forms a Cabinet of Ministers to look after various Departments. The Chief Minister is the Chief Executive of the Province and reserves almost all the powers. The Federal Government appoints a Governor as head of the province.

List of Chief Ministers of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mil Mi 17 helicopter.

List of Chief Ministers


     Pakistan Muslim League
     Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam
     Pakistan Peoples Party
Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
     Pakistan Muslim League (N)
     Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal
     Awami National Party
     Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

No. Photo Name Took Office Left Office Political Party Governor(s)
1. Abdul Qayyum Khan August 23, 1947 April 23, 1953 Pakistan Muslim League George Cunningham (governor)
Ambrose Flux Dundas
Sahibzada Mohammad Khurshid
Justice K.B Mohammad Ibrahim Khan (acting)
Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar
Khwaja Shahabuddin
2. Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan April 23, 1953 July 18, 1955 Pakistan Muslim League
Qurban Ali Khan
3. Sardar Bahadur Khan July 19, 1955 October 14, 1955 Pakistan Muslim League

Post Abolished
October 14, 1955 - June 30, 1970

Martial Law
July 1, 1970 - May 1, 1972

4. Maulana Mufti Mehmood March 1, 1972 February 15, 1973 Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Arbab Sikandar Khan
5. Sardar Inayatullah Khan Gandapur April 29, 1973 February 16, 1975 Pakistan Peoples Party Muhammad Aslam Khan Khattak
Syed Ghawas

Governor's Rule
February 16, 1975 - May 3, 1975

6. Nasrullah Khan Khattak May 3, 1975 April 9, 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party Syed Ghawas
Naseerullah Babar
7. Muhammad Iqbal Khan Jadoon April 9, 1977 July 5, 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party

Martial Law
July 5, 1977 - April 7, 1985

8. Arbab Jehangir Khan April 7, 1985 May 31, 1988 Independent Fazle Haq
Abdul Ghafoor Khan
Syed Usman Ali Shah
Fida Mohammad Khan
9. Fazle Haq May 31, 1988 December 2, 1988 Caretaker
Amir Gulistan Janjua
10. Aftab Ahmad Sherpao (1st time) December 2, 1988 August 7, 1990 Pakistan Peoples Party
11. Mir Afzal Khan (acting till 8 Nov 1990) August 7, 1990 July 20, 1993 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
Khurshid Ali Khan
12. Mufti Muhammad Abbas July 20, 1993 October 20, 1993 Caretaker
13. Pir Sabir Shah October 20, 1993 February 25, 1994 Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Governor's Rule
October 12, 1999 - November 30, 2002

14. Aftab Ahmad Sherpao (2nd time) April 24, 1994 November 12, 1996 Pakistan Peoples Party Khurshid Ali Khan
Justice Said Ibne Ali (acting)
Arif Bangash
15. Raja Sikander Zaman November 12, 1996 February 21, 1997 Caretaker
16. Mehtab Ahmed Khan February 21, 1997 October 12, 1999 Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Miangul Aurangzeb

Governor's Rule
October 12, 1999 - November 30, 2002

17 Akram Khan Durrani November 30, 2002 October 11, 2007 Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal Iftikhar Hussain Shah
Khalilur Rehman
Ali Jan Aurakzai
18 Shamsul Mulk December 9, 1930 March 4, 1933 Caretaker
Owais Ahmed Ghani
20. Ameer Haider Khan Hoti March 31, 2008 March 20, 2013 Awami National Party
Syed Masood Kausar
Shaukatullah Khan
21. Justice (R) Tariq Pervez March 20, 2013 May 31, 2013 Caretaker
22. Parvez Khattak May 31, 2013 Incumbent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Mehtab Ahmed Khan

See also


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