Chaudhry Aamir Sultan Cheema

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Chaudhry Aamir Sultan Cheema
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
February 2019
ConstituencyNA-91 (Sargodha-IV)
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
1988–1993
In office
1997 – 31 May 2018
Personal details
Born (1962-05-01) 1 May 1962 (age 60)
Sargodha
NationalityPakistani
Spouse(s)Tanzila Aamir Cheema[1]
ChildrenMuhammad Muneeb Sultan Cheema
Parent(s)

Chaudhry Aamir Sultan Cheema (Urdu: چوہدری عامر سُلطان چیمہ) is a Pakistani politician who is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since February 2019. Previously he was a Member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, between 1988 and May 2018. He is son of Chaudhary Anwar Ali Cheema, former Federal Minister of Industries and Production and seven times consecutive Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan between 1985–2013 which is a unique honour. He represented the PML(Q) party.[1]. Anwar Ali Cheema held the office of Federal Minister of health for few days and was then made Federal Minister of Production. He was given the title of Shehanshah-e-Tameerat(King of Development) for his works in his constituency and Sargodha city.

Wife of Chaudhry Aamir Sultan Cheema, Mrs Tanzila Aamir Cheema was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) on a seat reserved for women from Punjab in the Pakistani general election, 2002.[2][3]

She was re-elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) on a seat reserved for women from Punjab in 2011.[4][5]

His son Muhammad Muneeb Sultan Cheema is a sitting member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab from PTI.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 1 May 1962 in Sargodha to Anwar Ali Cheema.[2]

He did his early education from Atchison College. He graduated in 1986 from Government College, Sargodha and has a degree of Bachelor of Arts.[2]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) from Constituency PP-28 (Sargodha) in 1988 Pakistani general election.[3]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab from Constituency PP-28 (Sargodha) in 1990 Pakistani general election. He was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet of Chief Minister Ghulam Haider Wyne and was made Provincial Minister of Punjab for Livestock and Dairy Development.[4]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency PP-28 (Sargodha) in 1997 Pakistani general election.[5]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency PP-32 (Sarghoda-V) in 2002 Pakistani general election. He received 47,007 votes and defeated Naveed Akram, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[6] In January 2003, he was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet of Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and was made Provincial Minister of Punjab for Irrigation and Power.[7]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-32 (Sarghoda-V) in 2008 Pakistani general election. He received 48,522 votes and defeated Mian Muhammad Khalid Kalyar, a candidate of PPP.[8]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-32 (Sargodha-V) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[9] He received 55,358 votes and defeated Malik Shoaib Awan, a candidate of PML-N.[10]

In April 2018, he announced to quit PML-Q and join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[11]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-91 (Sargodha-IV) in by-election held in February 2019.[12][13]

He is a member of the National Assembly Standing Committees on Energy and Government Assurances.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ex-bureaucrats join politics". The Nation. 13 March 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  6. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  7. ^ Hanif, Intikhab (4 January 2003). "25-member Punjab cabinet takes oath". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  8. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  9. ^ "List of winners of Punjab Assembly seats". The News. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  10. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  11. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (26 April 2018). "PTI to end poverty, make Pakistan a welfare state: Imran". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  12. ^ "PTI's Sultan wins NA-91 after repolling". The Nation. 3 February 2019. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  13. ^ "PTI's Aamir Sultan Cheema emerges victorious after re-polling in Sargodha's NA-91". Samaa Digital. February 2, 2019.