Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal

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Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal
Provincial Minister of Punjab for Industries, Commerce and Investment
Assumed office
27 August 2018
GovernorChaudhry Mohammad Sarwar
Chief MinisterUsman Buzdar
Provincial Minister of Punjab for Information and Culture
In office
19 July 2019 – 2 December 2019
GovernorChaudhry Mohammad Sarwar
Chief MinisterUsman Buzdar
Preceded bySyed Samsam Bukhari
Succeeded byFayyaz ul Hassan Chohan
Provincial Minister of Punjab for Tourism
In office
2003–2007
GovernorKhalid Maqbool
Chief MinisterChaudhry Pervaiz Elahi
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Assumed office
15 August 2018
SpeakerChaudhry Pervaiz Elahi
ConstituencyPP-151 (Lahore-VIII)
In office
29 May 2013 – 31 May 2018
SpeakerRana Muhammad Iqbal Khan
ConstituencyPP-148 (Lahore-XII)
In office
2002–2007
SpeakerChaudhry Muhammad Afzal Sahi
ConstituencyPP-148 (Lahore-XII)
Nazim UC-106 Lahore
In office
2001–2002
MayorMian Amir Mehmood
Personal details
Born (1969-04-20) 20 April 1969 (age 53)
Lahore
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Beautiful view of Punjab Assembly Lahore - panoramio.jpg
Punjab Assembly Lahore

Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal is a Pakistani politician who had been the Provincial Minister of Punjab for Information and Culture from 19 July 2019 to 2 December 2019. He also has been the Provincial Minister of Punjab for industries, commerce and investment, office since 27 August 2018 . He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab since August 2018. Previously he was a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 2002 to 2007 and again from June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 20 April 1969 in Lahore.[1][2] He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from from Government Islamia College Civil Lines, Lahore.[3] He received the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Quaid-e-Azam University in 1996.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-148 (Lahore-XII) in 2002 Pakistani general election. He received 23,659 votes and defeated a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal.[4] He was made Provincial Minister of Punjab for Tourism in January 2003[5] where he served until 2007.[1]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) from Constituency PP-148 (Lahore-XII) in 2008 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 16,734 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Hafiz Mian Muhammad Nauman who scored 40,975 Votes (PML-N).[6]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from Constituency PP-148 (Lahore-XII) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[7][8]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PTI from Constituency PP-151 (Lahore-VIII) in 2018 Pakistani general election. He received 65,830 votes and defeated Baqir Hussain, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N).[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 industries, commerce and investment.[10]

On 19 July 2019 he was given additional portfolio of Provincial Minister of Punjab for Information and Culture.

In December 2019, He resigned from additional portfolio of Provincial Minister of Punjab for Information and Culture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 July 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Choosing right man for Punjab CM real test for Imran". The News. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  3. ^ "PhD, MSc degree holders in Federal and Provincial cabinets of PTI government". Dunya News. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  4. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 July 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  6. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  7. ^ "List of winners of Punjab Assembly seats". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Notification - Results Punjab Assembly 2013 election" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  9. ^ "PP-151 Result - Election Results 2018 - Lahore 8 - PP-151 Candidates - PP-151 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 1 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.