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Secretary Finance Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Mukhtiar Khan, born on February 4th, 1959, hailing from Yar Hussain area of District Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a Pakistani Politician currently serving as a Finance Secretary of the Awami National Party (ANP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Mukhtiar Ali got his basic education from his hometown Swabi and Secondary Schooling from Peshawar. He completed his Intermediate from Government Postgraduate College Mardan, Bachelors from Islamia College Peshawar and LLB from Khyber Law College the University of Peshawar.
Mukhtiar Ali Started his political career as a worker of the Pakhtun Students Federation in 1976 and remained a part of the PNA Movement. During this struggle, he was imprisoned in Haripur Jail. He was elected as a President of the Law college Peshawar in 1982. He then joined Awami National Party in 1993 as a worker from Swabi. He was elected as the President of PK-33 Rajarr Swabi from 1997-2001. He contested from the same constituency in the provincial Assembly elections in 2002 on the ticket of the Awami National Party and won the seat with a margin of more than 22,00 votes. He remained a member of the standing committee for education. During this tenure, Mukhtiar Khan established Government Degree College Yar Hussain Swabi and Vocational College in his constituency.
He was also imprisoned during his struggle for the revival of Democracy and against the Emergency imposed by the then Dictator General Retired Pervez Musharraf on November 3rd, 2007.
In 2008, he contested from PK-33 and won for the second time with a margin of more than 5,000 votes. After the formation of the ANP-PPPP coalition Government, Mukhtiar Khan was given the responsibility of a Special Advisor to the Chief Minister. He was also a Deputy General Secretary of the Awami National Party Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at that time and the Chairman of the District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC) Swabi. Mukhtiar Khan remained the Chairman of the Standing Committee on the Elementary and Secondary Education Department, Member of the Standing Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education, Standing Committee on Procedure and Conduct of Business Rules, Privileges and Implementation of Government assurances. He also remains the member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Finance Committee.
During his tenure (2008-2013), Mukhtiar Khan successfully established a Government Degree College for Girls in Yar Hussain, Category-D Hospital in Kalu Khan area of District Swabi. He also established many Primary Schools, Middle, High and Higher Secondary Schools in the said tenure. Many roads, Funeral Centers (Janazgaah), Common Hujras and many other projects are also on his part during 2008-13. He was elected as a Finance Secretary of the ANP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during intraparty elections held in 2019. Currently, he is also a Member of the Provincial Election Commission of the Awami National Party. He is also a Member of the Provincial, Central Committees of the Party.
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