Raja Sikander Zaman

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Raja Sikandar Zaman Khan (late), was the grandson of Gakhars clan chief Khan-Bahadur Raja Jahandad Khan, who was the son-in-law of the King of Afghanistan.[citation needed] Raja Sikander Zaman was also the uncle of Sultan Raja Erij Zaman Khan, chief of Gakhars as of 2013. He was born in Khanpur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. His father Sultan Capt. Raja Haider Zaman Khan was active in politics. He received his early education from Burn Hall School in Abbottabad and Aligarh University.

Raja George Sikander Zaman, who became a veteran politician, started his political career as Member of the Abbottabad District Council in the 1950s, and during a 50-year political career served as Minister, Senior Minister, Chief Minister of North-West Frontier Province (now KPK) Federal Minister of Pakistan and opposition leader in the NWFP Assembly for a long time. He was appointed Federal Minister in almost every government during his long active political career.

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Preceded by
Aftab Ahmad Sherpao
Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (caretaker)
1996 – 1999
Succeeded by
Mehtab Ahmed Khan
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