President Dr. Arif Alvi approved the appointment of JUI-F’s Haji Ghulam Ali as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s governor after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif nominated him for the slot.
The president okayed the appointment of Ali as the governor under Article 101 of the Constitution in line with the prime minister’s advice.
“In Article 101 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, the President is advised to appoint Haji Ghulam Ali as Governor of the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and sign the Commission of Appointment / affix the Green Seal,” read the summary.
Since April, following the resignation of PTI’s Shah Farman as the province’s governor, KP Assembly Speaker Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani has been acting as governor.
From March 2009 to March 2015, Ali served as a senator. From 2012 to 2015, he served on the Senate Standing Committee on Commerce.
In addition, he served as chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting from 2009 to 2012.