Party : Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party
Name of the Current Leader : Mahmood Khan Achakzai
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PASHTOONKHWA MILLI AWAMI PARTY [PMAP] :
** Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PMAP) is a Pashtoon democratic political party in Pakistan.
** he Moto of PMAP is to unite Pashtoons of Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
** Mahmood Khan Achakzai is the current party chairman. Abdul Rahim Mondokhail Advocate is the senior deputy chairman of the Party.
** Sher Ali Bacha was the first Secretary General of Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party.
** In 2013 elections PMAP won 14 Provincial Assembly seats including 3 reserved seats for women, which were allocated to the sisters of those Martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the rights and good future of Pashtoons.
** Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party demands equal rights and identity for Pashtoons, our theme is to divert children from extremism to Education
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES :
** Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party stands for and believes that each Nationality in Pakistan should have equal social, political and economical rights.
** PMAP believes that all the nations living in Pakistan should have equal rights and that each nation should have exclusive control over their own resources.
** PMAP demands and believes that Pashtoons from Chitral to Bolan should have one united province and have control over its own affairs.
** With the growing high cost of petroleum products, gas, groceries and utility bills, the family income of a middle class family cannot keep pace and more people are living below the poverty line.
** Middle class families are under stress just trying to make their ends meet.
** PMAP believes that when individuals and families are given the opportunity to succeed, the economy grows and the country will become stronger.
** That is why equality of opportunity is a fundamental principle of PMAP.
** People are out of work and have tightened their belts.
** PMAP strongly believes in growing our economy, creating jobs across the Pashtoon land, so no Pashtoon has to leave his home and his loved ones in search of a better future far from home or even abroad.
** To stay competitive on a global scale and for a better future, our economy depends on highly educated and skilled individuals in various trades and industries.
** Pashoonkhwa Milli Awami Party believes firmly that all Pashtuns deserve affordable access to education.
** PMAP also believes that Pashtoons should be able to get education in their own language.
** When a loved one of a person gets sick, you want to be sure that you can count on the health care system.
** PMAP believes strongly that Every individual on the time of need must seek an efficient, accountable, affordable, scientific, culturally acceptable and sustainable Primary Health Care through its Public Health System
** PMAP stand for open, fair, and strong democratic representation.
** PMAP believes that Parliament should belong to the people instead of the Prime Minister and/or President.
** Also, PMAP strongly believes that the Army and Intelligence Agencies should stay away from politics.
** PMAP stands for democracy and the supremacy of parliament.
** PMAP supports the present government of Afghanistan and its efforts in rebuilding Afghanistan.
** PMAP strongly believes that Afghanistan is a sovereign state and therefore should have control of her internal and external affairs free from outside interference.
** As a result, it can have peace, commerce and friendship with other nations of the world.
** PMAP strongly condemns the interference of Pakistani Agencies in the affairs of Afghanistan or any other neighbouring country for that matter.
Party Chairman :
** Mahmood Khan Achakzai known as Mashar (born in1948 – ) is a Pashtoon/Afghan Nationalist political leader rooted in the heartland Gulistan Janobi Pashtunkhwa Pakistan.
** Mahmood Khan Achakzai is the Chairman of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party.
** He is the son of Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai historically known as Khan Shaheed.
** Mahmood Khan Achakzai who is an Engineer by profession stepped in the politics after his father Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai was martyred.
** He openly opposed all the dictatorial regimes of Zia ul Haq and Parvaiz Musharaf.
** During Zia regime he led a protest procession of Movement for the restoration of Democracy on 7th October 1983 in the city of Quetta.
** The Army fired at the peaceful procession six pukhtoonkhwa NAP worker were martyred and shoot orders were issued against Mahmood Khan Achakzai.
** Mahmood Khan Achakzai went underground for 5 years and returned after the restoration of Democracy in 1988.
** A staunch nationalist and democrat, Mahmood Achakzai is widely respected by democratic circles for his principled stance with regard to human rights, women rights, minority rights and the rule of law.
** He has been elected member of National Assembly (MNA) several times from his home constituency of Qilla Abdullah and also from Quetta, Balochistan.
** In elections of 2013 Mahmood Khan Achakzai was elected from two National Assembly seats Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami party has won majority of provincial seats from the Pashtoon belt in Balochistan Province.
** His famous saying is “We do not make enemies or friends on the basis of color, creed, race, religion, language or belief.
** We respect every human being on the earth”.
** The Political Thought of Mahmood Khan Achakzai
** Mahmood Khan Achakzai is a rare and unique politician in AFPAK Politics. His political struggle is the continuity of his father – Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai’s resistance against the British and later their heirs in Pakistan.
** His father was martyred while fighting for the political rights of Pashtuns both on political and academic fronts.
** Abdus Samad Khan Achakzai left a rich political legacy for Mahmud Khan and all the wisdom which he had learnt from the life and work of his father compelled him to form a political platform for uniting Pashtuns and urging them to raise a collective voice for their rights.
Following are the salient features of Mahmood Khan’s political philosophy:
1- Pashtun Historic land
2- Democratic share in Power
3- Non Interference
4- Self Control over Resources
5- Sectarian and Ethnic Tolerance
6- New Social Contract
PMAP Central Secretariat Quetta Contact: 0092+81+2839500 Club Road Quetta
Khyber Pashtoonkhwa Main Office (Peshawar) : Asmaar Plaza near Tahkal, University Road Peshawar
Karachi Office : Bacha Khan Chowk (Banaras) near Masjid Allah ho Akbar Karachi