ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan has nominated Mehmood Khan as the new Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Mehmood Khan has been elected from Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He had served as the sports and irrigation minister in the last PTI government in the province.
Mehood Khan is reportedly backed by former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak for the top slot.
The much-awaited announcement came after Imran Khan said that he would consider a young politician for the position of Chief Minister in Punjab.
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The CM-designate is also the PTI President of Malakand Division.
Mehmood Khan was Sports Minister in previous tenure.