Abdul Akbar Khan

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Abdul Akbar Khan
Born 1 September 1949
Karachi, Pakistan
Died 12 January 2017
Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation Politician
Political party Pakistan Peoples Party

Abdul Akbar Khan (1 September 1949 - 12 January 2017) was a Pakistani politician from Mardan.[1] He had been elected as deputy speaker of KPK (Then NWFP) assembly once and MPA[clarification needed] five times to the provincial assembly KPK in 1988, 1990, 1993, 2002, and 2008 on Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians ticket. He died on 12 January 2017 due to heart failure.

Personal life[edit]

He belongs to a small village Spenkai, Palodheri in Mardan. His father, Sher Akbar Khan, was a local land owner. Abdul Akbar Khan got married in 1969 and then he married a second time in 2000, into a very well known family in Dir district. He has two children, a daughter named Malaika Akbar and a son named Abdal Akbar. He has a LLB degree. He is introducing his daughter Malaika Akbar to politics . Abdul akbar khan died after a two months long illness while he was at shifa International Hospital islamabad at 3 o'clock in the morning of 12 January 2017. Shah Nawaz Khan his nephew will succeed him in his political career.

Political career[edit]

He contested first election in 1970 Khan started his political career in the early 1970

from the PPP platform and quickly rose its ranks. After the 1988 General Elections, he was appointed Deputy Speaker KPK Assembly (then N.W.F-P Assembly). He became the Speaker KPK Assembly in 1993. He also served as PPPP parliamentary leader[2] in the KPK Assembly from 2002 to 2013. Now his nephew SHAH NAWAZ KHAN has been introduced as his successor.


  1. ^ "PPP stalwart Abdul Akbar Khan passes away - The Express Tribune". 13 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Lieven, Anatol (2011). Pakistan: A Hard Country. PublicAffairs. pp. 450–. ISBN 9781610390231. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 

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