Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal

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Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal
Minister of State for Maritime Affairs
In office
4 August 2017 – 31 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-106 (Gujrat)
Personal details
Born (1972-09-02) 2 September 1972 (age 50)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal (Urdu: چوہدری جعفر اقبال; born 2 September 1972) is a Pakistani politician who served as Minister of State for Maritime Affairs, in the Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018. He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, from June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 2 September 1972.[1]

Political career[edit]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency PP-113 (Gujrat-VI) in 2002 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful.[2] He received 26,556 votes and lost the seat to a candidate off Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q).[3]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-113 (Gujrat-VI) in 2008 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 34,705 votes and lost the seat to Mian Tariq Mehmood.[4]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-106 (Gujrat-III) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[5][6][7][8][9] He received 83,024 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Syed Noor Ul Hassan Shah.[10] During his tenure as Member of the National Assembly, he served as the Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Defence.[11]

Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi.[12][13] He was appointed as the Minister of State for Maritime Affairs.[14][15] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Iqbal ceased to hold the office as Minister of State for Maritime Affairs.[16]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Pakistan General Elections 2013 - Detailed results". DAWN.COM. 12 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Crushing defeats deal a severe blow to PPP". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  7. ^ "PML-N set to counter all challenges, says Jaffar Iqbal". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  8. ^ "PML-N, PTI, JUI-F and AML chiefs win elections". The Nation. Archived from the original on 28 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  9. ^ "PML-N lines up NA candidates in Punjab". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  10. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  11. ^ "DPO dismisses cop to 'please' PML-N MNA". The Nation. Archived from the original on 23 August 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  12. ^ "A 43-member new cabinet sworn in". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 4 August 2017. Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  13. ^ "PM Khaqan Abbasi's 43-member cabinet takes oath today". Pakistan Today. 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Portfolios of federal, state ministers". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Bloated cabinet: Influential ministers with powerless underlings - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 September 2017. Archived from the original on 25 September 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  16. ^ "Notification" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.