Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani

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Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani
Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Assumed office
15 August 2018
Deputy Mehmood Jan
Preceded by Asad Qaiser
Member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Assumed office
13 August 2018
Constituency PK-39 (Abbottabad-IV)
In office
May 2013 – May 2018
Constituency PK-44 (Abbottabad-I)
Personal details
Born (1956-10-30) October 30, 1956 (age 62)
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani (Urdu: مشتاق احمد غنی‎; born 30 October 1956) is a Pakistani politician who is the current Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in office since August 2018. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since August 2018. Previously, he was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 2013 to 2018 and served in the provincial cabinet of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak as Provincial Minister for Higher Education and Information.

Early life and education

He was born on 30 October 1956.[1]

He has a degree of Bachelor of Arts.[2]

Political career

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as an independent candidate from PK-44 (Abbottabad-I) in Pakistani general election, 2013. He received 25,576 votes and defeated Inayat Ullah Khan Jadoon, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[3] Following his successful election, he announced to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[4]

On 29 March 2014, he was inducted into the provincial cabinet of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and was appointed as Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Higher Education.[5] On 23 July 2014, he was given the additional ministerial portfolio of Information[6] where he continued to serve until October 2015.[7]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of PTI from Constituency PK-39 (Abbottabad-IV) in Pakistani general election, 2018.[8] Following his successful election, PTI nominated him for the office of Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly.[9] On 15 August, he was elected as Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly.[10] He received 81 votes against his opponent Laiq Muhammad Khan who received 27 votes.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani". www.pakp.gov.pk. KP Assembly. Archived from the original on 13 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani". www.pakp.gov.pk. KP Assembly. Archived from the original on 15 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Forming alliances: Two independents join PTI in hope of new province | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  5. ^ "KPK govt reshuffles provincial cabinet | Pakistan | Dunya News". Dunya News. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  6. ^ Shah, Sadia Qasim (23 July 2014). "Ghani takes charge as information minister". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  7. ^ Akbar, Ali (20 October 2015). "QWP ministers take oath in KP, Mushtaq Ghani sacked". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Some wins amongst losses for PML-N in Abbottabad | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  9. ^ "PTI names Mushtaq Ghani for speaker, Mehmood Jan deputy speaker in K-P Assembly | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  10. ^ "PTI's Mustaq Ghani elected speaker K-P assembly | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 15 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  11. ^ Sirajuddin, Dawn.com (15 August 2018). "Polling for election of NA speaker, deputy underway; PTI goes head-to-head with opposition alliance". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
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