Khattak recommends Mahmood Khan, Shah Farman for KP CM


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Pervez Khattak on Monday recommended Mahmood Khan and Shah Farman, for the slot of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chief minister, to the party leadership after he withdrew his name for the post.

According to media reports, Atif Khan and Taimoor Saleem Jhagra are also being considered for the top provincial post by the party chairman.

Speaking to the media, Khattak said that Imran Khan will take the final decision on nominating the next KP chief minister, adding that he would also accept any decision with regards to himself taken by the party chief.

According to the results shared by the Election Commission of Pakistan, Imran Khan-led PTI is leading in the KP Assembly after securing 65 seats out of a total of 99. On the other hand, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) has secured 10 seats, Awami National Party secured six seats, independents and Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) secured five seats each while Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) secured four seats.

The elections were postponed in PK-78 Peshawar and PK-99 Dera Ismail Khan constituencies which will be held at a later date.


Alongside, the PTI is leading the National Assembly tally with 116 seats.