Akram Khan Durrani

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Akram Khan Durrani

MMA
اکرم خان دورانی
Ex-Chief Minister NWFP
Muttahida Majlis e Amal
September 29, 2002 – October 11, 2007

Akram Khan Durrani
Akram Khan Durrani was born to Ghulam Khan in 1958 in Village Mewa Khel, Surrani, Bannu. He studied at Sikander Khel Primary and High Schools. He completed his FA from Government Degree College, Bannu. His clan members inhabit in Mewa Khel, Duri Khel, Allah Dodi kala, Ahmad Khon kala and Bazidi.
He is grandson of Khalif Gul Nawaz Khan. Khalifa Gul Nawaz was military commander of Haji Sahib (Faqir Epi). He fought many battles with British forces in Bannu and North Waziristan. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Gul Nawaz returned from the mountains and announced that he recognise Pakistan as an independent state. As a result he was awarded land in Mewa Khel by the Government of Pakistan.
His uncle Saadulla Khan was also MPA from Bannu in 1985. Akram Durrani was elected as the 23rd Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on September 29, 2002. He is one of the few chief ministers in Pakistan who spent five years and completed his tenure. He is said to have a Degree in law and is a prominent member of the Jamiat-Ulema-Islam (F) of Maulana Fazlar-Rehman as well as a prominent member of the religo-political alliance the Muttahaida-Majlis-e-Amal. In his student life he was a member of the Pakhtun Student Federations, the student wing of the Awami National Party. Subsequently he joined the JUI-F and was elected several times to the provincial assembly from his home constituency of Bannu.

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