The Preses o Pakistan appoints a Govrenor as heid o the provincial govrenment o Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There is a directly-electit Provincial Assembly, which haes 124 electit members (includin 22 seats reserved for weemen an 3 seats for non-Muslims). The Provincial Assembly elects a Chief Meenister tae act as the chief executive o the province, assistit bi a cabinet o meenisters.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is dividit intae 25 destricts, comprisin 20 Settled Aurie Destricts an 5 Provincially Admeenistered Tribal Aurie (PATA) Destricts. The admeenistration o the PATA destricts is vestit in the Preses o Pakistan an the Govrenor o Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bi Airticles 246 an 247 o the Constitution o Pakistan.