Notable Politician

(Last Updated On: October 13, 2017)

In last article I shared some beautiful wallpapers of Tarbela Lake and here I am sharing some information about the notable politician of Haripur. So, here we go

Previously Shared: The Beautiful Haripur Hazara Travel VLOG

Notable Politician of Haripur Hazara

Field Marshall Muhammad Ayub Khan

Muhammad Ayub Khan, N.Pk., H.Pk., HJ, psc, (May 14, 1907 – April 19, 1974) was the first military ruler of Pakistan, serving as the President of Pakistan (1958 – 1969). He became the Pakistan Army’s first native Commander in Chief in 1951, and was the youngest full general and self-appointed Field Marshal in Pakistan’s military history.

Field Marshall Muhammad Ayub Khan

Early life
Ayub Khan was born on May 14, 1907, in the village of Rehana near Haripur, in the former Hazara District of North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. He was a non-Pashto-speaking Pashtun of the Tareen tribe. He was the first child of Mir Dad Khan Tareen, who was a Risaldar-Major (the senior most non-commissioned rank) in Hodson’s Horse, a cavalry regiment of the Royal Indian Army. For his basic education, he was enrolled in a school in Sarai Saleh, which was about four miles from his village and used to go to school on a mule’s back. Later he was moved to a school in Haripur, where he started living with his grandmother. He enrolled at Aligarh Muslim University in 1922, but did not complete his studies there, as he was accepted into the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

  • May 14, 1907 (1907-05-14) – April 19, 1974 (1974-04-20) (aged 66) 
  • Place of birth Rehana village: Haripur District, British India 
  • Place of death Islamabad, Pakistan 
  • Allegiance Pakistan 
  • Service/branch Pakistan Army (PA – 10) 
  • Years of service 1928 – 1958 
  • Rank Field Marshal 
  • Unit Infantry (1/14th Punjab Regiment) 
  • Commands held Brigade in Waziristan
  • 14th Infantry Division, Dhaka
  • Adjutant General (AG)
  • Deputy Commander-in-Chief
  • Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Army 
  • Battles/wars Burma Campaign
  • World War II 
  • Awards Hilal-e-Jurat
  • Hilal-e-Pakistan
  • Nishan-e-Pakistan
  • Other work President of Pakistan

He died in 1974.

1) The shifting of capital from one corner of the country to central place.
2) Construction of Tarbela and Mangla Dams
3) Construction of canals in Panjab.
4) Agricultural reforms. 
5) Purchasing of Gawadar from Oman.
6) Good control on law and order situation. 
7) Mantained East and West Pakistan as a single unit.
8) In NWFP, allowed to wear same uniform (malaysia) to all students
10) On his directions, unpure foods were thrown in the streams.
11) General Public of Pakistan feels that Pakistan won the 1965 war due to courage of Field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan. 

Akhtar Nawaz Khan

Akhtar Nawaz Khan remained member Provincial Assembly for five years. He belongs to Khalabat Town Ship. He was killed in a family dispute. He was the favourite leader of the people of his consituency as well as of public of Haripur. He was ready to help the people 24/7 hours. He was a courageful, polite and co-operative leader.

Akhtar Nawaz Khan (late)

Gohar Ayub Khan

Gohar Ayub Khan was born on January 1937. He is a popular Pakistani politician and the son of the late Pakistani President Field Marshal Ayub Khan from Haripur. A Tareen Pashtun, he was born in Rehana, Haripur. Khan studied at Army Burn Hall College, Abbottabad, and Saint Mary’s Academy, Rawalpindi. Later, he graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, U.K.. Thereafter, he joined the Pakistan Army, from which he resigned as a captain in 1962.Also Ex-Member of Nationa Assembly From NA-19 Haripur. Also Ex- Speaker Of National Assembly.

Gohar Ayub Khan


Syed Muhammad Sabir Shah

Syed Muhammad Sabir Shah or more commonly as Pir Sabir Shah Mashwani is a Pakistani politician from the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. He served as the 18th Chief Minister of the NWFP from the 20th of October, 1993 to 25 February, 1994.He was the adviser to the prime minister from 1997 to 1999 and the President of PML N in NWFP.Also member of provincial assembly from PF-52 HARIPUR.

Qazi Muhammad Asad

Qazi Muhammad Asad S/O Muhammad Asif, belongs to PF-50 Haripur. His academic qualification is M.Sc. Qazi M. Asad belongs to Awami National Party. He has been elected twice as MPA.

Other Information:
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth: 1965-10-06
Place of Birth: Peshawar
Permanent Contact: Village Sikandarpur, Tehsil and Distt Haripur.

Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq Khan

Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq Khan belongs to Kot Najeebullah in Haripur. He is a member of the Sardar Gujjar family of Haripur Hazara in Pakistan. He is an advocate by profession and a politician. He has been elected twice as a member of NWFP Provincial Assembly and in the 2008 election was elected MNA from NA-19 Haripur.

Dr Raja Amir Zaman

Dr Raja Amir Zaman khan is resident of village Khan Pur. He is the elder son of Raja Sikandar Zaman (LATE). He also hold position of DISTRICT NAZIM of Haripur. Before Yousaf Ayub Khan.His Younger Brother Raja Faisal Zaman is MPA FROM P.F 49 HARIPUR.