Mian Iftikhar Hussain

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Mian Ifthikhar Hussain

Pabbi, Nowshehra,

Residence Pakistan
Nationality pakistani

Mian Ifthikhar Hussain (b. 15 April 1958 - ) from Pabbi, Nowshera was a serving provincial information minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. A senior party activist of the Awami National Party(ANP) and former student leader of the Pakhtun Student Federation. He has been a strong opponent of the Taliban; in July 2010 he and his family were targeted by extremists in two separate attacks the first of which included the murder of his only son in a targeted attack. After the martyrdom of his lone son he formed Rashid Shaheed Foundation to help the new generation in Education and to restore and to preach Peace Education.[1] He completed his masters in Pashto and [Social Work] from the University of Peshawar.[2] Elected three times to the provincial assembly in 1990, 1997 and 2008, he has previously served as the partys provincial general secretary and secretary of information. Currently he is serving as Central Secretary General of the Awami National Party.

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