Mahmood Khan (Atsakzai) Achakzai is a political leader from Quetta, Balochistan. Mahmood Khan Achakzai is president of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party,an ethnic nationalist party of Pakistan. Mahmood Khan Achakzai is the son of Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai, who is another Pushtun ethnic nationalist of Pakistan.
Mahmood Achakzai has been elected member of National Assembly (MNA) several times from his home constutiency Qilla Abdullah and also from Quetta, Balochistan. Mahmood Khan Achakzai is presently once again the Member of National Assembly from Qilla Abdullah. He was the only Pashtun nationalist MNA to be elected in the 2002 electoral sweep of the Pashtun belt by the Islamic MMA.
Mahmood Khan Achakzai is not viewed favorably by many as he demands the weakening of Pakistan's central government and propagates the view that Pakistan is made up of several 'nations'. is the current chairman of Pakistan Oppressed Nations Movement which was founded by Mahmood khan. and also the leader of APDM stands for (All parties Democratic Allienc)and they boycatt the elections held on 18 February 2008 with the platform of APDM for the main purpose of restoration of judicary and against the illegal activities of general Mushraff.