Akram Khan Durrani

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Akram Khan Durrani
Minister for Housing & Works
Assumed office
19 June 2014
23rd Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
In office
29 September 2002 – 11 October 2007
Succeeded by Shamsul Mulk (caretaker)
Personal details
Born Akram Khan Durrani
(1960-03-02) 2 March 1960 (age 57)[1]
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Jamiat-Ulema-Islam (F)
Relations Ghulam Qadir Khan Durrani (father)
Children Ziad Durrani

Akram Khan Durrani (Urdu: اکرم خان درانی‎; born 2 March 1960) is a Pakistani politician who currently serves as the Minister for Housing & Works.[2]

Before being inducted into the Cabinet of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in June 2013, he served as the Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa from 2002 to 2007.[3] He is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan representing NA-26 (Bannu).[4]

Early life[edit]

Durrani was born on 2 March 1960.[1]

Political career[edit]

Durrani was elected several times to the provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from his home constituency of Bannu.[5] In September 2002, he was elected by the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal as the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where he served until 2007.[3]

In Pakistani general election, 2013 he was elected as the member of the National Assembly of Pakistan.[6] He also won provincial assembly seat which he relinquished in order to retain his national assembly seat.

Durrani was appointed as Minister for Housing & Works by the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 29 August 2013.[7]

In November 2015, Durrani survived an attempt on his life as his convoy came under a bomb attack in Narmikhail area of Bannu.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Surviving the worst: A political, not a terrorist attack, says Akram Durrani - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. Express Tribune. 28 November 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Akram Durrani elected NWFP chief minister". Dawn. 30 November 2002. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "profile". na.gov.pk. National Assembly of Pakistan. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "JUI nominates Akram Durani for chief ministership". Dawn. 17 October 2002. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "PHA-Profile". www.pha.gov.pk. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "JUI-F represented: Three new ministers take oath - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. tribune. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Akram Khan Durrani survives bid on life in Bannu, two dead". www.thenews.com.pk. The News. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Mehtab Ahmed Khan
Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
2002 – 2007
Succeeded by
Shamsul Mulk