Mehmood Khan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been elected as Leader of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Peshawar today on Thursday, Aaj News reported.
He bagged seventy-seven votes. His rival, Mian Nisar Gul of MMA got thirty-three votes.
Khan who belongs to Matta area of Swat was recommended by former provincial chief minister Pervaiz Khattak for the post.
After taking oath, he will become the first Chief Minister from Malakand Division.