Ali Amin Khan Gandapur
|Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan|
5 October 2018 – 10 April 2022
|Prime Minister||Imran Khan|
|Preceded by||Roshan Khursheed Bharucha (caretaker)|
|Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan|
13 August 2018 – 17 January 2023
|Constituency||NA-38 (Dera Ismail Khan-I)|
|Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Revenue and Estate|
17 June 2013 – 28 May 2018
|Member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa|
31 May 2013 – 28 May 2018
|Constituency||PK-64 Dera Ismail Khan-I|
|President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa|
|Assumed office |
3 June 2023
|Preceded by||Pervez Khattak|
|Political party||Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (2013-present)|
|Relations||Faisal Amin Khan Gandapur (brother)|
Sardar 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 had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from August 2018 till January 2023.
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.
Early life and education
Ali belongs to a politically active Pashtun family of Dera Ismail Khan, his father Major (retd) Aminullah Gandapur having served as a caretaker cabinet member under Pervez Musharraf. His brother Sardar Faisal Amin Khan Gandapur is also a politician.
He completed his early education at the Saint Helens High School, 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 the Police Model School. He later did his BA (honr.) from the Gomal University in Dera Ismail Khan.
He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from the PK-64 (Dera Ismail Khan-I) in 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial election. He received 14,047 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Qayyum Nawaz. Following his successful election, he was inducted into the provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and was made Provincial Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Revenue and Estate.
On 5 October 2018, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan and was appointed Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan.
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