Ali Amin Gandapur

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Sardar Ali Amin Khan Gandapur
Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan
In office
5 October 2018 – 10 April 2022
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byRoshan Khursheed Bharucha (caretaker)
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
13 August 2018 – 10 April 2022
ConstituencyNA-38 (Dera Ismail Khan-I)
Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Revenue and Estate
In office
17 June 2013 – 28 May 2018
Member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In office
2013–2018
Personal details
Nationality Pakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Ali Amin Khan Gandapur is a Pakistani politician who was the former Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, from 5 October 2018 to 10 April 2022. He has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018.

Previously, he was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 2013 to 2018 and served as Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Revenue for the same period of time. He contested his first election in 2013 for PK 94 Dera Ismail Khan and won and later on in 2018. He contested 2 seats PK-97 Dera Ismail Khan City 1 and NA-38 and won both seats. He kept the national assembly seat and his brother Sardar Faisal Amin Khan Gandapur is the MPA of PK-97 Dera Ismail Khan City 1.

Education[edit]

He has done his earlier studies in St. Helens School in Dera Ismail Khan. Due to his keen interest in sports as he was a player of squash he shifted to Peshawar and did his matric from Police Model School. He studied textile designing at the National College of Arts and Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design in Lahore. He did his BA from Gomal University in Dera Ismail Khan. [1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from the Constituency PK-64 (Dera Ismail Khan-I) in 2013 Pakistani general election. He received 14,047 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Qayyum Nawaz.[2] Following his successful election, he was inducted into the provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak[3] and was made Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Revenue and Estate.[4]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-38 (Dera Ismail Khan-I) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[5]

On 5 October 2018, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan[6] and was appointed Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ali Amin". www.pakp.gov.pk. KP Assembly. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  2. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  3. ^ Report, Bureau (14 June 2013). "12 KP ministers take oath". dawn.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Portfolios of KP ministers announced". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  5. ^ "PTI's Ali Amin wins NA-38 elections". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  6. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (6 October 2018). "Six federal ministers administered oath". dawn.com. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Notification - 5 October 2018" (PDF). Cabinet Division. Retrieved 6 October 2018.