ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday has nominated Mehmood Khan for the slot of chief minister chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Newsone reported.
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Mehmood Khan belongs to Swat and has formerly served as KP minister of sports. He was elected as member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly from PK-9 Swat.
The newly nominated chief minister has also served as tehsil nazim of Matta, Swat in past.
Mehmood Khan apparently benefited from the fight between Khattak and Atif Khan. Khattak was not ready to accept Atif as the chief minister and according to sources, the former CM was supporting Mahmoood Khan to be nominated for the chief minister’s position.