Shah Farman

Shah Farman (Urdu: شاہ فرمان‎) is a Pakistani politician who is the 32nd and current Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in office since 5 September 2018. Previously, he was a member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly from May 2013 to May 2018, and again from August 2018 to September 2018.

Shah Farman
32nd Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Assumed office
5 September 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Arif Alvi
Preceded byIqbal Zafar Jhagra
Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani (Acting)
Minister for Public Health Engineering and Information of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In office
21 July 2014 – 28 May 2018
GovernorShaukatullah Khan
Mehtab Ahmed Khan
Chief MinisterPervez Khattak
Preceded byMushtaq Ahmed Ghani
Member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In office
17 August 2018 – 4 September 2018
Succeeded bySalahuddin Mohammad
ConstituencyPK 71 Peshawar-VI
In office
31 May 2013 – 28 May 2018
ConstituencyPK 10 Peshawar-X
Personal details
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Political careerEdit

Farman is associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) at least since 2002.[1]

He had been Member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly between 2013 and 2018.[2] He also served as the minister for public health engineering and information in Khatak's cabinet.[3][4] He was re-elected to the KPK Assembly as a candidate of PTI from Constituency PK-71 Peshawar-VI in 2018 Pakistani general election.[5] He received 17,309 votes and defeated Sifat Ullah, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N).[5]

On 16 August 2018, he was nominated for the post of Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[6] On 4 September 2018, he resigned from his Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat after casting his vote in the 2018 Pakistani presidential election.[7] On 5 September 2018 Farman took oath as Governor of Khyber Pakthunkhwa.[8][7][3]


  1. ^ "PESHAWAR: PPP, ANP activists join PTI". 6 March 2002.
  2. ^ "The News International: Latest News Breaking, Pakistan News".
  3. ^ a b "Shah Farman sworn in as new K-P governor". The Express Tribune. 6 September 2018.
  4. ^ Report, Bureau (26 May 2017). "Shah Farman made minister for information".
  5. ^ a b "PK-71 Results — Election 2018 Results - - Candidates List — Constituency Details —".
  6. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (17 August 2018). "PTI's Shah Farman named KP governor".
  7. ^ a b "PTI's Shah Farman sworn in as KP Governor". The News. 5 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Shah Farman takes oath as 32nd Governor KP". Dunya News. 5 September 2018.