Muhammad Khan Achakzai
|20th Governor of Balochistan|
11 June 2013 – 6 September 2018
|Prime Minister||Nawaz Sharif|
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
|Preceded by||Zulfikar Ali Magsi|
|Succeeded by||Abdul Quddus Bizenjo (Acting)|
Amanullah Khan Yasinzai
|Born||1 January 1930|
Qilla Abdullah, Balochistan, British India
|Political party||Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party|
|Relations||Mahmood Khan Achakzai (brother)|
Hamid Khan Achakzai (brother)
|Parent||Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai (father)|
Early life and education
He’s fluent in Urdu, English, Pashto and Persian.
Academic and professional career
Following his studies he became a Lecturer at the Government College, Quetta and then Associate Professor at the University of Balochistan before serving in the Planning Commission, Islamabad till his retirement.
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. He resigned from governorship on 6 September 2018.
- "President appoints Muhammad Khan Achakzai as Governor Balochistan". Express Tribune. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "Biography - Governor House Balochistan". Government of Balochistan, Pakistan. Archived from the original on 18 November 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2023.
- "Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai resigns". www.thenews.com.pk.