Andleeb Abbas

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Andleeb Abbas
Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
27 September 2018
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyReserved seat for women
Personal details
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
ChildrenZainab Abbas

Andleeb Abbas is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018.

Political career[edit]

She ran for the seat of the Senate of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 2018 Pakistani Senate election[1] but was unsuccessful. She received 46 votes and lost the seat to Nuzhat Sadiq.[2]

She was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PTI on a reserved seat for women from Punjab in 2018 Pakistani general election.[3]

On 27 September 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan appointed her as Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Andleeb's husband Nasir Abbas is a former first-class cricketer who played for Faisalabad and Hafizabad as a bowler. They have a daughter, Zainab Abbas, who is a television sports presenter.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (20 February 2018). "List of Senate candidates from Punjab". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  2. ^ "PML-N bags 11 Senate seats from Punjab". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  3. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (12 August 2018). "List of MNAs elected on reserved seats for women, minorities". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  4. ^ "15 MNAs appointed as parliamentary secretaries". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. 27 September 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Sports anchor Zainab Abbas celebrates her first wedding anniversary". The News. 24 November 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2020.