Gohar Ali Khan | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Chairman PTI

Gohar Ali Khan, born on April 15, 1971, is a prominent lawyer and politician. He assumed the position of chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on December 2, 2023. Prior to this role, Gohar Khan served as the party's chief election commissioner from July 15, 2023, until November 30, 2023. As a seasoned attorney, Gohar Khan has provided legal counsel to former Prime Minister Imran Khan, as the chair of PTI, in various legal matters.

Before joining the PTI in 2022, Gohar Ali Khan was affiliated with the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) for five years. As an attorney, he played a significant role in the Lawyers' Movement in 2007, a widespread protest movement against the unconstitutional suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

Gohar Khan was born in Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa into a Pashtun family of the Yusufzai tribe. His father, Abdur Rauf Khan, originally from Buner, served twice as a member of the Provincial Assembly of the North-West Frontier Province and was the first ever legislative member of the Parliament from Buner.

Gohar Khan moved to the United Kingdom to pursue his LLB degree at the University of Wolverhampton in 1997. He was then called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in 2001. He also obtained his LLM degree at the University of Washington School of Law in 2004.