Omer Sarfraz Cheema

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Omar Sarfraz Cheema
33rd Governor of Punjab
In office
3 April 2022 – 10 May 2022
Appointed byImran Khan
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Shehbaz Sharif
Preceded byMohammad Sarwar
Succeeded byMuhammad Baligh Ur Rehman
Personal details
Born
Chouhdary Omar Sarfraz Cheema

(1969-07-24) 24 July 1969 (age 53)
Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Chouhdary Omar Sarfraz Cheema (born 24 July 1969) is a Pakistani politician belonging to Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf. He has been a founding member of PTI since 1996. He served as the 38th Governor of Punjab from 3 April 2022 to 30 May 2022 and was appointed by Imran Khan. He was removed as Governor and replaced by Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman on 30 May 2022, with approval from the President of Pakistan.

Background[edit]

Cheema was born on July 24, 1969 in Wazirabad, Punjab. He has studied at Saint Anthony's School Lahore. He did his graduation from Government College University Lahore.[1]

Political career[edit]

He has been the founding member of PTI.

Cheema was appointed as Governor Punjab by Imran Khan after removal of Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar on 3 April 2022.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif sent a summary for the removal of the Governor of Punjab to President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Arif Alvi and he was removed from office on 10 May 2022.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Omar Sarfraz Cheema Made New Punjab Governor As Imran Khan Faces No-trust Vote". The Margalla Today. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Punjab
3 April 2022 – 10 May 2022
Succeeded by