Leila Khan

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Leila Khan
Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training
In office
27 April 2018 – 31 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyReserved seat for women
Personal details
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Laila Khan (Urdu: لیلہ خان) is a Pakistani politician who served as Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, in Abbasi cabinet from April 2018 to May 2018. She had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, from June 2013 to May 2018.

Education[edit]

She has done graduation in mass communication studies.[1]

Political career[edit]

She was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) on a reserved seats for women from Punjab in 2013 Pakistani general election.[2][3]

In December 2014, she was appointed as chairperson of Prime Minister’s Youth Programme following the resignation of Maryam Nawaz with whom she has worked as adviser.[1][4] In April 2018, she was inducted into the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi[5] and was appointed as Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training.[6] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Khan ceased to hold the office as Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MNA Leila Khan new PMYP chairperson". The Nation. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  2. ^ "PML-N secures most reserved seats for women in NA - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 28 May 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Women, minority seats allotted". DAWN.COM. 29 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Leila Khan named Maryam Nawaz's successor as youth programme chief - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 December 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Govt expands cabinet months before elections - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 27 April 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Notification April 2018" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 April 2018. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Notification" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.