Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman

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Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman
Rehman as the Chief Minister
2nd Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan
In office
26 June 2015 – 23 June 2020
GovernorBarjees Tahir
Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan
Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon
Preceded bySher Jehan Mir (caretaker)
Succeeded byMir Afzal (caretaker)
President of Pakistan Muslim League (N), Gilgit-Baltistan
Assumed office
6 February 2015
PresidentNawaz Sharif
Shehbaz Sharif
Member of the Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly
In office
24 June 2015 – 23 June 2020
Preceded byDeedar Ali
Succeeded byFatehullah Khan
ConstituencyGBLA-2 Gilgit-II
Personal details
BornJanuary 1969[citation needed]
Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
(present-day Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan)
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N) (2015-present)

Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman (Urdu: حافظ حفیظ الرحمان) is a Pakistani politician who served as the 2nd Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, a territory in Northern Pakistan (de facto province)[1] and also leader of Pakistan's conservative political party PML-N, in Gilgit-Baltistan. He served in office from 26 June 2015 to 23 June 2020.[2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Rehman was born in Kashtore neighbourhood of Gilgit, Northern Areas territory,[citation needed] where he received his early education in Gilgit City where he passed secondary school certification and then attended Jamia Farida madrassa in Lahore, Punjab, for religious education. His elder brother Saif Rehman had been like a political alma mater for him, who played the key role in establishing Pakistan Muslim League-N in Gilgit-Baltistan. In 2003, Saif Rehman who was serving as education, finance and revenue adviser in the then set-up, was assassinated in his hometown Kashrote near Gilgit city by his own close cousin.[2]

Political career[edit]

Rehman had his political training in an informal way. Before joining PML-N, he had been attached with Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam. It was his brother's assassination that brought him into the formal political landscape of Gilgit-Baltistan. Rehman was previously elected Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan and also leader of PML(N) Gilgit-Baltistan. Rehman was elected from the GBLA-2 constituency with a sizzling majority of votes in 2015 Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly election.[2]

He contested in 2020 Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly election from constituency GBLA-2, but lost.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Members Page". Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly. Retrieved 2022-03-12.
  2. ^ a b c Khan, M. I. (2015-06-28). "Profile: The new GB chief". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-03-12.
  3. ^ samaa.tv. "PM felicitates new GB CM Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman".
  4. ^ "PM felicitates new GB CM Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman | SAMAA TV". Samaa TV.
  5. ^ "After fierce competition, PTI leads in Gilgit-Baltistan election | Pakistan Today". 2020-11-29. Archived from the original on 2020-11-29. Retrieved 2022-03-12.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)