Khan Abdul Ali Khan

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Khan Abdul Ali Khan (20 August 1922 - 19 February 1997) was a Pakistani educationist, former Principal of Islamia College Peshawar, Fazle Haq College Mardan, Aitchison College, former Vice Chancellor of Peshawar University, Gomal University and former Education Secretary.[1]

Born into a political family, Abdul Ali Khan was the youngest son of Bacha Khan, he remained apolitical his whole life .He was educated in Colonel Brown Cambridge School in Dehra Dun and completed his Bachelors degree from Peshawar University, before travelling to England to complete his postgraduate studies from the University of Oxford. He returned to Peshawar where he worked as a lecturer in history in Islamia College Peshawar. He subsequently served as principal of Government college of Mianwali and Sargodha before being appointed secretary education (1970–1972) in the North-West Frontier Province. He was then appointed Vice-Chancellor of Peshawar University and Gomal University. Eventually moving on to serve as Education secretary again before being appointed Principal of the newly established Fazle Haq College in Mardan. He was a recipient of the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1997. He died in 1997 following a myocardial infarction.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Yousafzai,R (1997)Educationist and much else. THE NEWS. Jang group

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