Akram Khan Durrani (Urdu: اکرم خان درانی; born 2 March 1960) is a Pakistani politician who is the current Leader of the Opposition in the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in office since 2 October 2018.
Akram Khan Durrani
|Minister for Housing and Works|
4 August 2017 – 31 May 2018
|Prime Minister||Shahid Khaqan Abbasi|
19 June 2013 – 28 July 2017
|Prime Minister||Nawaz Sharif|
|23rd Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa|
29 September 2002 – 11 October 2007
|Preceded by||Mehtab Ahmed Khan|
|Succeeded by||Shamsul Mulk (caretaker)|
|Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan|
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
Akram Khan Durrani
2 March 1960
|Political party||Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F)|
|Relations||Ghulam Qadir Khan Durrani (father)|
He served as the Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa from 2002 to 2007. He served as Federal Minister for Housing and Works, in the Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018 and as the Federal Minister for Housing and Works in the third Sharif ministry from June 2013 to July 2017. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to May 2018.
Durrani was born on 2 March 1960.
Durrani was elected several times to the provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from his home constituency of Bannu. In September 2002, he was elected by the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) as the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where he served until 2007. He survived an assassination attempt in 2007 when he was the chief minister.
In 2013 Pakistani general election he was elected as the member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. He also won provincial assembly seat which he relinquished in order to retain his national assembly seat.
On 27 November 2015, Durrani survived an attempt on his life as his convoy came under a bomb attack in Narmikhail area of Bannu.
He had ceased to hold ministerial office in July 2017 when the federal cabinet was disbanded following the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Panama Papers case decision. Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi. He was appointed as the Minister for Housing and Works for the second time. Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Durrani ceased to hold the office as Federal Minister for Housing and Works.
On 13 July 2018, Durrani remained safe despite a blast near his convoy that killed four people and injured 32 others.
On 2 October 2018, he became leader of the opposition in the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He is currently facing inquiries by National Accountability Bureau for alleged corruption in two different housing projects. Money laundering , land grabbing , stealing peoples properties , allotment of govt properties to his groups in bannu and in Islamabad
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