Akram Khan Durrani
was born to Ghulam Khan in 1958 in Village Mewa Khel, Surrani, Bannu. He studied at Sikander Khel Primary and High Schools. He completed his FA from Government Degree College, Bannu. His clan members inhabit in Mewa Khel, Duri Khel, Allah Dodi kala, Ahmad Khon kala and Bazidi.
He is grandson of Khalif Gul Nawaz Khan. Khalifa Gul Nawaz was military commander of Haji Sahib (Faqir Epi). He fought many battles with British forces in Bannu and North Waziristan. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Gul Nawaz returned from the mountains and announced that he recognise Pakistan as an independent state. As a result he was awarded land in Mewa Khel by the Government of Pakistan.
His uncle Saadulla Khan was also MPA from Bannu in 1985. He is rightly called as the "Father of Democracy" in Bannu as he routed out from politics the feudal lord of Bannu, named Badar Malak (Malik Sher Bahadar Khan Surrani), who was a rogue man of no values.
Akram Durrani was elected as the 23rd Chief Minister
on September 29, 2002. He is one of the few chief ministers in Pakistan who spent five years and completed his tenure. He is said to have a Degree in law and is a prominent member of the Jamiat-Ulema-Islam (F) of Maulana Fazlar-Rehman as well as a prominent member of the religo-political alliance the Muttahaida-Majlis-e-Amal. In his student life he was a member of the Pakhtun Student Federations, the student wing of the Awami National......