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    Asfandyar Wali Khan

    Asfandyar Wali Khan is the Leader of the Awami National Party in Pakistan. His father, Khan Wali Khan, was the party’s first President. He is the grandson of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.He is the present President of the Awami National Party and has served as Member of Provincial Assembly, Member of National Assembly and presently Senator in Pakistan's Parliament.

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    Maulana Muhammad Gohar Shah
    Introduction

    Asfandyar Wali Khan is the Leader of the Awami National Party in Pakistan. His father, Khan Wali Khan, was the party’s first President. He is the grandson of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.He is the present President of the Awami National Party and has served as Member of Provincial Assembly, Member of National Assembly and presently Senator in Pakistan's Parliament.

    History and Background

    He served as leader of the Pakhtun Student Federation prior to being elected to the provincial Assembly in the 1990 election, while in the 1993 election he was elected to Pakistan's National Assembly. A seat to which he was re-elected to in the 1997 election. He was defeated in the 2002 election, in what was a repeat of his fathers defeat in 1990, when tactical alliance was formed by all the anti-ANP groups against him. After his defeat he resigned as President of his party, only to be re-elected unopposed in the subsequent party election. In 2003 he was elected to the Senate as Senator for a 6 year term.




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