Mehmood-ur-Rasheed

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Mehmood-ur-Rasheed
Provincial Minister of Punjab for Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering
In office
27 August 2018 – 28 March 2022
Leader of the Opposition Punjab
In office
11 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
15 August 2018 – 14 January 2023
ConstituencyPP-160 Lahore-XVII
In office
29 May 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyPP-151 (Lahore-XV)
In office
1988–1993
ConstituencyPP-127 (Lahore)
Personal details
Born (1954-04-21) 21 April 1954 (age 69)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Political party PTI (1997-present)
Other political
affiliations
Pakistan Islamic Front (1993-1997)
Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (1988-1993)

Mian Mehmood ur Rashid is a Pakistani politician who was the Provincial Minister of Punjab for Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering, in office from 27 August 2018 till 28 March 2022. He had been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from August 2018 to January 2023. Previously he was a Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1988 to 1993 and again from May 2013 to May 2018. He served as Leader of Opposition in the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from June 2013 to May 2018

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 21 April 1954 in Lahore to Arain Family.[1] He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts(Hons) in 1975 and a degree of Master of Arts in Economics in 1978 from University of the Punjab.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) from PP-127 (Lahore) in 1988 Pakistani general election.[2][3] He received 26,729 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[4]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of IJI from PP-127 (Lahore) in 1990 Pakistani general election.[5][3] He received 38,022 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance.[4]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of the Pakistan Islamic Front from PP-127 (Lahore) in 1993 I Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 3,342 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N).[4]

He joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 1997.

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of the PTI from PP-151 (Lahore-XV) in the 2013 Punjab provincial election.[6][7] In June 2013, he was elected as the Leader of Opposition in the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.[8]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of the PTI from PP-160 (Lahore-XVII) in the 2018 Punjab provincial election.[9]

On 27 August 2018, he was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and was appointed as Provincial Minister of Punjab for housing, urban development and public health engineering.[10]

He is running for a seat in the Provincial Assembly from PP-168 Lahore-XXV as a candidate of the PTI in the 2024 Punjab provincial election.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Punjab to have first ever PTI opposition leader". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Punjab Assembly election result 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  6. ^ "List of winners of Punjab Assembly seats". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Notification - Results Punjab Assembly 2013 election" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 12 June 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  9. ^ "PP-160 Result - Election Results 2018 - Lahore 17 - PP-160 Candidates - PP-160 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  10. ^ Malik, Mansoor (28 August 2018). "Punjab cabinet sworn in: Only 15 out of 23 ministers given portfolios". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  11. ^ "List of PTI Candidates for Provincial Elections In Punjab | 2023". Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. 2023-04-19. Retrieved 2023-04-21.