Chaudhry Nadeem Abbas

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Chaudhry Nadeem Abbas
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-141 (Okara-I)
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-143 (Okara-I)
Personal details
Born (1970-12-16) 16 December 1970 (age 51)
Okara, Pakistan
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Chaudhry Nadeem Abbas Rebaira (Urdu: ندیم عباس ربیرہ; born 16 December 1970) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously he was a member of the National Assembly from June 2013 to May 2018 and a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 2008 to 2013.

Early life and education[edit]

Abbas was born on 16 December 1970 in Okara.[1] He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005 from the University of the Punjab.[1]

Political career[edit]

Abbas served as Tehsil Nazim of Okara.[2] He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-153 (Okara-I) in 1997 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 15,488 votes and lost the seat to Syed Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Shah, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[3]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency PP-189 (Okara-V) in 2008 Pakistani general election.[2] He received 33,298 votes and defeated Rao Khalid Khan, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[4]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-143 (Okara-I) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[5][6][7][8] He received 90,652 votes and defeated Rai Muhammad Aslam Kharal, a candidate of PML-Q.[9]

In October 2017, he was appointed as Federal Parliamentary Secretary for information technology and telecommunication.[10][11] He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-141 (Okara-I) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Okara sends first-timers to NA". DAWN.COM. 21 February 2008. Archived from the original on 7 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Punjab Assembly election results 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  4. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Dozens of turncoats make it to National Assembly". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  6. ^ "PML-N, PTI, JUI-F and AML chiefs win elections". The Nation. Archived from the original on 28 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  7. ^ "PML-N lines up NA candidates in Punjab". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Okara: PML-N names aspirants". DAWN.COM. 17 April 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  9. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  10. ^ Junaidi, Ikram (12 October 2017). "Three NA panel heads, two state ministers and 11 parliamentary secretaries appointed". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  11. ^ "11 MNAs appointed parliamentary secretaries of various ministries, divisions - Samaa TV". www.samaa.tv. Archived from the original on 9 October 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Nadeem Abbas PML-N wins NA-141 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.