Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has nominated Ali Amin Gandapur as the Chief Minister candidate of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
Ali Amin Gandapur, a former federal minister and member of the national and provincial assembly elected in the general elections 2024, has now been nominated as the chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by his party.
Founder PTI Imran Khan said during an informal conversation with journalists during the hearing of the case in Adiala Jail that Ali Amin has been nominated for Chief Minister KP and vowed that there will be no talks with PML-N, PPP, and MQM.
Who is Ali Amin Gandapur?
Sardar Ali Amin Khan Gandapur is a prominent Pakistani politician who served as the Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan from October 5, 2018, to April 10, 2022.
Before his tenure at the federal level, Gandapur was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 2013 to 2018.
During his time in the provincial assembly, he held the position of Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Revenue.
Gandapur hails from a politically active Pashtun family in Dera Ismail Khan, with his father, Major (retd) Aminullah Gandapur, also having served in politics.
His brother, Sardar Faisal Amin Khan Gandapur, is also involved in politics, further highlighting the family's political influence.
Gandapur's educational background includes early schooling at Saint Helens High School, Dera Ismail Khan, and later matriculation from the Police Model School in Peshawar.
He pursued his BA (honors) from Gomal University in Dera Ismail Khan, showcasing a commitment to both education and his political career.
Gandapur's political journey began with his election to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2013 as a member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party. He later successfully contested the 2018 Pakistani general election and secured a seat in the National Assembly of Pakistan from Constituency NA-38 (Dera Ismail Khan-I).
Gandapur's contributions to both provincial and federal politics underscore his dedication to serving his constituents and advancing the interests of his community.