Abbas Khan Afridi

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Abbas Khan Afridi
Ministry of Textile Industry
In office
March 2014 – 2015
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Shareef
Preceded byKhurram Dastgir Khan
Personal details
Born
Abbas Khan Afridi

FATA, Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
Children5 children
OccupationPolitician

Abbas Khan Afridi (Urdu: عباس خان آفریدی) is a Pakistani politician and former Federal Minister of Textile Industry[1] and a member of the Senate of Pakistan.[2] He is the founder and CEO of Afridi Traders and holds shares in other projects. Afridi was also the second highest tax payer in the country in 2013. He is currently the joint secretary of PMLN.

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan in March 2009 as an Independent candidate. He was sworn in as Federal Minister of Textile Industry on 19 March 2014.[3] Afridi was also the second highest tax payer in the country in 2013.[4] He is currently the joint secretary of PMLN.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Minister List Pakistan". National Assembly of Pakistan. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Senate profile". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  3. ^ "JUI-F's Abbas Afridi gets textile". No. 19 March 2014. Pakistan Today. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Oath as Federal textile Minister". Tribune Pk. 19 March 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2014.