Asfandyar Wali Khan (Pashto: اسفند یار ولی خان) (born 19 February 1949) is a Pakistani democratic socialist politician and the current President of the Awami National Party in Pakistan.
His father, Khan Abdul Wali Khan, was the party's first President. He is the grandson of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, better known as Bacha Khan; Abdul Ghaffar was the founder of the non-violent Pashtun political movement, Khudai Khidmatgar ("Servants of God") in undivided India and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. Asfandyar's uncle Dr. Khan Sahib was the Congress Party's Chief Minister of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, during the waning days of the British Raj, and also the Chief Minister of the province during the early days of independent Pakistan. Asfandyar is the present President of ...
PESHAWAR: Vice chancellor (VC) of the Islamia College University Dr Ajmal Khan, and the cousin of Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday, police and officials said.
Campus Peace Corps (CPC) Superintendent of Police (SP) Ijaz Ahmed told Daily Times that Khan was kidnapped from the Professors’ Colony area of the university campus at around 9am.
He added that the VC, accompanied by his driver, was on his way to his office, when six armed men stopped his vehicle and kidnapped him at gunpoint. The SP said that the armed men ...
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ISLAMABAD: Chairman ANP Asfandyar Wali Khan called on President Asif Ali Zardari here at the Aiwan‑e‑Sadr on Monday and discussed with him matters pertaining to law and order and security situation in the country in the wake of recent bomb blasts in Peshawar, D.I.Khan and other parts of the country. Progress made in the ongoing military operation in Swat and Malakand and the relief and rehabilitation measures undertaken by the government also came under discussion. The President said that the international community realizing the gravity of situation has come up with more support and ...
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Charsadda is a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Pashtun caste is in majority in Charsadda. Previously Charsadda was a part of Peshawar Metropolitan. Utmanzai is a very famous town of Charsadda. Three rivers flow in Charsadda; River Kabul, River Swat, River Jindi. These three rivers merge into River Indus. Nearby Important and Famous [...]
ANP willing to hold negotiations with Taliban
Urging the state institutions to take effective and meaningful action against the militants challenging the government’s writ, the president of the Awami National Party (ANP), Asfandyar Wali Khan, on Tuesday...
Asfandyar Wali Khan
(born 19 February 1949) is the President of the Awami National Party in Pakistan. His father, Khan Abdul Wali Khan, was the party’s first President. He is the grandson of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, better known as “bacha Khan,Abdul Ghaffar was the founder of the non-violent Pashtun political movement, Khudai Khidmatgar (“Servants of God”) in [...]
Top leaders in KP to contest from hometowns
PESHAWAR: Top leaders of the political parties hailing from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are planning to contest the upcoming polls from their hometown constituencies. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and former president of Pakistan General (R) Pervez Musharraf are also likely to contest from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Musharraf had announced his intention to contest for the lone [...]