List of Chief Ministers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the head of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is elected by the Provincial Assembly of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Chief Minister is elected by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly for maximum of 5 years. Previously the province was named as NWFP.

Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Incumbent
Mahmood Khan
Member ofKhyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly
AppointerAssembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Term length5 Five years (maximum)
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Pakistan
Inaugural holderAbdul Qayyum Khan
FormationAugust 23, 1947; 67 years ago

Years: 1937 - 1947Edit

Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Duration Party
  Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Khan 1 April 1937 7 September 1937 5 Months and 6 Days Muslim Progressive Party.[1]
  Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan[2][3] (1st time) 7 September 1937 10 November 1939 2 Years, 2 Months and 3 Days Indian National Congress

Governor's Rule 10 November 1939 – 25 May 1943Edit

  Sardar Aurangzeb Khan 25 May 1943 16 March 1945 1 Year, 10 Months and 21 Days Muslim League
  Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan[2][3] (2nd time) 16 March 1945 22 August 1947 2 Years, 5 Months and 6 Days Indian National Congress

Post 1947Edit

Parties

Years: 1947 - 1972Edit

No. Photo Name Took Office Left Office Duration Political Party Governor(s)
1.   Abdul Qayyum Khan[2] August 23, 1947 April 23, 1953 5 years and 8 months 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[2] April 23, 1953 July 18, 1955 2 years, 2 months and 25 days Pakistan Muslim League
Qurban Ali Khan
3.   Sardar Bahadur Khan[2] July 19, 1955 October 14, 1955 2 months and 25 days Pakistan Muslim League

Post Abolished October 14, 1955 - June 30, 1970Edit

Martial Law July 1, 1970 - May 1, 1972Edit

Years: 1972 - 2002Edit

No. Photo Name Took Office Left Office Duration Political Party Governor(s)
4.   Mufti Mehmood[2] March 1, 1972 February 15, 1973 11 months & 15 days Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Arbab Sikandar Khan
5.   Sardar Inayatullah Khan Gandapur[2] April 29, 1973 February 16, 1975 1 years, 10 months and 17 days Pakistan Peoples Party Muhammad Aslam Khan Khattak
Syed Ghawas

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

6.   Nasrullah Khan Khattak[2][4] May 3, 1975 April 9, 1977 1 year, 11 months and 24 days Pakistan Peoples Party Syed Ghawas
Naseerullah Babar
7.   Muhammad Iqbal Khan Jadoon[2][5] April 9, 1977 July 5, 1977 1 month and 26 days Pakistan Peoples Party

Martial Law July 5, 1977 - April 7, 1985Edit

8.   Arbab Jehangir Khan[2][6] April 7, 1985 May 31, 1988 3 years, 1 month and 24 days Independent Fazle Haq
Abdul Ghafoor Khan
Syed Usman Ali Shah
Fida Mohammad Khan
-   Fazle Haq[2] May 31, 1988 December 2, 1988 6 months and 2 days Caretaker
Amir Gulistan Janjua
9.   Aftab Ahmad Sherpao[7][2] (1st time) December 2, 1988 August 7, 1990 1 year, 7 months & 25 days Pakistan Peoples Party
10.   Mir Afzal Khan[2] (acting till 8 Nov 1990) August 7, 1990 July 19, 1993 2 years, 11 months and 17 days Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
Khurshid Ali Khan
-   Mufti Muhammad Abbas[2] July 20, 1993 October 20, 1993 3 months Caretaker
11.   Pir Sabir Shah[2] October 20, 1993 February 25, 1994 4 months and 5 days Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Governor's Rule February 25, 1994 - April 24, 1994Edit

12.   Aftab Ahmad Sherpao[7] (2nd time) April 24, 1994 November 12, 1996 2 years, 6 months and 18 days Pakistan Peoples Party Khurshid Ali Khan
Justice Said Ibne Ali (acting)
Arif Bangash
-   Raja Sikander Zaman[2] November 12, 1996 February 21, 1997 3 months and 9 days Caretaker
13.   Mehtab Ahmed Khan[8][2] February 21, 1997 October 12, 1999 2 years, 7 months, 21 days Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Miangul Aurangzeb[9]

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

Years: Post 2002Edit

14.   Akram Khan Durrani[10][11][12] November 30, 2002 October 11, 2007 4 years, 315 days

(Full Term)

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal Iftikhar Hussain Shah[13][14]
Khalilur Rehman[15]
Ali Jan Aurakzai[16][17]
-   Shamsul Mulk[18][19] October 11, 2007 March 31, 2008 5 months & 20 days Caretaker
Owais Ahmed Ghani[17]
15.   Ameer Haider Khan Hoti[20][21][22][23] March 31, 2008 March 20, 2013 4 years, 354 days

(Full Term)

Awami National Party
Syed Masood Kausar[24]
Shaukatullah Khan[25][26]
-   Justice (R) Tariq Pervez[27][28] March 20, 2013 May 31, 2013 2 Months and 11 days Caretaker
16.   Parvez Khattak[29][30] May 31, 2013 June 6, 2018 5 years, 6 days

(Full Term)

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Mehtab Ahmed Khan[31][32]
Iqbal Zafar Jhagra[33][34]
-   Dost Muhammad Khan[35][36][37][38] June 6, 2018 August 16, 2018 2 Months and 11 days Caretaker
17.   Mahmood Khan[39][40][41] August 17, 2018 Incumbent 1 year, 154 days Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Shah Farman[42]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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