His Excellency The Honourable Muhammad Khan Achakzai is the 22nd Governor of Balochistan province. He commenced his five year tenure on June 13, 2013.
His Excellency was born in Qilla Abdullah district of Balochistan province in the year 1930. He is the elder brother of PKMAP chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai and the eldest son of Pashtun leader Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai.
He obtained his primary and secondary education in Quetta at S.Francis Grammar school and then moved to Lahore to complete his Bachelors in Punjab University. Later, he moved to Europe and America for post graduation, completing Masters in Economics from Strathclyde University Scotland and Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University USA.
On completion of academic career, His Excellency joined Government College Quetta, as lecturer and was later appointed as Associate professor in University of Balochistan. Afterwards he joined and served the Planning Commission, Islamabad, until retirement.
His excellency can fluently speak urdu, english, pushto and persian.