Sher Akbar Khan

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Sher Akbar Khan
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-9 (Buner)
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-28 (Buner)
In office
18 November 2002 – 18 November 2007
ConstituencyNA-28 (Buner)
Personal details
Born (1957-04-01) 1 April 1957 (age 61)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Net worth1 billion (US$9.5 million)[1]

Sher Akbar Khan (Urdu: شیر اکبر خان‎; born 1 April 1957) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, since August 2018. Previously he was a member of the National Assembly from 2002 to 2007 and again from June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 1 April 1957.[2]

Political career[edit]

Khan was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (Sherpao) (PPP–S) from Constituency NA-28 (Buner) in Pakistani general election, 2002.[3] He received 34,224 votes and defeated Abdul Mateen Khan, a candidate of Awami National Party (ANP).[4]

Khan ran for the seat of the National Assembly as a candidate of PPP–S from Constituency NA-28 (Buner) in Pakistani general election, 2008 but was unsuccessful.[5] He received 17,241 votes and lost the seat to Abdul Mateen Khan, a candidate of ANP.[6]

Khan was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan (JI) from Constituency NA-28 (Buner) in Pakistani general election, 2013.[7][8][9] He received 29,170 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[10]

In October 2017, he quit JI and joined PTI.[11]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-9 (Buner) in Pakistani general election, 2018. [12] He received 58,037 votes and defeated Kamran Khan, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ali, Kalbe (22 August 2018). "New NA has eight declared billionaires". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Buner politics: Disgruntled ANP, PPP, PML-N members to support JI candidates - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 17 April 2013. Archived from the original on 25 March 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  4. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  5. ^ "By-election in Buner". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 25 March 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  6. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Ex-ANP minister retains Buner seat". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  8. ^ "JUI-F woman MNA tops NA performance: Pildat". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 27 January 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  9. ^ "JI lists 46 candidates for NA, 90 for PA seats". DAWN.COM. 28 March 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  10. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  11. ^ "JI MNA from Buner joins PTI". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  12. ^ "Sher Akbar Khan of PTI wins NA-9 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  13. ^ "NA-9 Result - Election Results 2018 - Buner - NA-9 Candidates - NA-9 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 31 July 2018.