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Muhammad Khan Achakzai

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Muhammad Khan Achakzai
Muhammad Khan Achakzai in 2011
23rd Governor of Balochistan
In office
11 June 2013 – 6 September 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Imran Khan
Preceded byZulfikar Ali Magsi
Succeeded byAbdul Quddus Bizenjo (Acting)
Amanullah Khan Yasinzai
Personal details
Qilla Abdullah, Balochistan, British India
NationalityPakistan Pakistani
Political partyPashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party
RelationsMahmood Khan Achakzai (brother)
Hamid Khan Achakzai (brother)
ParentsAbdul Samad Khan Achakzai (father)

Muhammad Khan Achakzai (Pashto: محمد خان اڅکزی‎—Muḥammad Xān Aćakzaī; Urdu: محمد خان اچکزئی‎) is a Pakistani politician who served as the 23rd Governor of Balochistan.[1]


He is son of the Abdul Samad Achakzai and the elder brother of politicians Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Hamid Khan Achakzai.[1] He graduated from University of the Punjab, University of Strathclyde, and Harvard University.[2]

Political career

He is affiliated with the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party and hails from the prominent Achakzai political family of Balochistan. Achakzai was appointed as Governor of Balochistan on 11 June 2013.[1] He resigned from governorship on 6 September 2018.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "President appoints Muhammad Khan Achakzai as Governor Balochistan". Express Tribune. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
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  3. ^ "Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai resigns".

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