Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa formerly the North-West Frontier Province, or NWFP, runs for over 1,100 kilometres along the border with Afghanistan.  Peshawar is the capital, and the heart of the province is the fertile Vale of Peshawar, which is watered by the Kabul and  Swat river s. This was the centre of the ancient kingdom of Gandhara and is rich in archaeological remains. It is bounded by Afghanistan to the west and north, Punjab province to the southeast, and  Balochistan province to the southwest. On the western boundary of  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , along the Afghan border, are the federally administered tribal areas, a series of semi autonomous areas that are ethnically homogeneous with the province but not politically . [1] – pk

Formed :1947
Seat of Government:Peshawar
Assembly:KP Provincial Assembly
Speaker:Asad Qaiser
Members in Assembly:124
Governor:Zafar Iqbal Jhagra
Chief Minister:Pervaiz Khattak
Chief Secretary:Amjid Ali Khan
High Court:Peshawar High Court
Chief Justice:Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel
Departments:Communication & Works,Elementary & Secondary Education,Energy & Power,Finance,Food,Health,Planning & Development,Housing,Industries,Imformation
Ministries:Minister for Agriculture,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance,Minister of Health,Minister of Local Government,Minister of Minerals Development,Minister of Revenue and Estate

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Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa functions under the provisions of the Constitution of  Pakistan (1973). The Province has a Provincial Assembly with 124 elected members, constituent of 99 Regular seats, 22 seats reserved for women and 3 seats for non-Muslims. The Provincial Assembly elects the Chief Minister of the Province who forms a Cabinet of Ministers to look after various Departments. The Chief Minister is the Chief Executive of the Province. The Federal Government appoints a Governor as head of the Provincial Government.[2] About KPK – History The bureaucratic machinery of the province is headed by a Chief Secretary, who coordinates and supervises functions of various Departments headed by Departmental Secretaries. All the Secretaries are assisted by Additional Secretaries, Deputy Secretaries, Section Officers and other staff. The Departments may have attached Departments and autonomous or semi-autonomous bodies to look after various functions.[3] Khyber – Pakhtunkhwa


Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The executive post in the provincial government is the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa although power is delegated to the Chief Minister, Cabinet members and other officials. The governor is designated by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister and Chief Minister normally regarded a ceremonial post.

  • Governor Zafar Iqbal Jhagra
  • Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak
  • Chief Secretary Amjid Ali Khan


Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
The Assembly currently consists of 124 voting members, each of whom represents a provincial district. The number of representatives each  has in the Assembly is based on each province’s population as determined in the most recent Census. All 124 representatives serve a five-year term. Each district receives a minimum of one representative in the Assembly. In order to be elected as a representative, an individual must be at least 18 years of age, and must be only a Pakistani citizen and his name appears on the electoral roll for any area in the Province. There is no limit on the number of terms a representative may serve.[4] Assembly of – KPK


Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

  • Department of Auqaf
  • Department of Communication & Works
  • Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Department of Energy & Power
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Food
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Housing
  • Department of Planning & Development
  • Department of Industries
  • Department of Information
  • Department of Transport
  • Department of Sports & Tourism[5] KPK – Departments


Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

  • Minister for Agriculture
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance
  • Minister of Health
  • Minister of Local Government
  • Minister of Minerals Development
  • Minister of Revenue and Estate