Riaz Fatyana

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Riaz Fatyana
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
Preceded byAsad Ur Rehman
In office
16 November 2002 – 16 March 2013
Personal details
Born (1958-01-18) 18 January 1958 (age 64)
Kamalia, Punjab, Pakistan
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Alma materUniversity of the Punjab

Riaz Fatyana (born 18 January 1958 in Kamalia, Punjab, Pakistan) is a Pakistani politician.[1] He was a Member of Parliament from 16 November 2002 to 16 March 2013 and was elected again from Toba Tek Singh District in the 2018 Pakistani general election.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Riaz Fatyana is a psychologist by profession. He obtained his B.A. Hons. Political Science and MSc.Applied Psychology degrees from University of the Punjab in 1979 and 1983 respectively, followed by an LL.B degree from University of Sindh in 1985.[1]

Political career[edit]

He started his career by being elected as a member of provincial assembly on a ticket from Muslim League-N. Later He was elected a member of national assembly on a ticket of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) from NA-94 (Toba Tek Singh).[4] Riaz Fatyana in 2013 quit the Pakistan Muslim League (Q)[5][6] due to conflict with Chaudhry Prevez Elahi and other party leaders.[7] During his political career, Riaz Fatyana was elected for 3 terms as Member of the Punjab Provincial Assembly 1988–1990, Punjab Provincial Assembly 1990–1993 and Punjab Provincial Assembly 1993–1996.[1] He is a former Member National Assembly, and he was a Chairman of National assembly standing committee on human rights as well as Parliamentarians Commission for Human Rights.[8] He has served as President of the Pakistan Psychologists Association and Senior Deputy Chief Commissioner of Pakistan Boy Scouts Association. He also served as the All Pakistan Muslim League Student Federation He has also served as the Provincial Minister of Education, Finance and information Punjab.[1] In 2013 elections he was elected as an independent candidate.[9] In January 2015 Riaz Fatyana joined PTI.[10] Raiz Fatiana was nominated as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from district NA-113 (Toba Tek Singh-III) and he contested against PML-N's rival Asad Ur Rehman and won the seat.[11] He currently serves as the member of NACTA and Chairman of Taskforce On Sustainable Development Pakistan and chairman Of Law And Committee Pakistan. Riaz Fatyana has been accused of making villifying remarks about federal cabinet members.[12]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Riaz Fatiana". pakistantimes.com.
  2. ^ "Member Parliament of Pakistan".
  3. ^ "Political Offices Held – Riaz Fatyana". Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Members – Punjab". Pakistan National Assembly. Archived from the original on 9 January 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. ^ "Riaz Fatiana quits PML-Q". The Nation. Pakistan.
  6. ^ "Fatyana quits PML-Q". dunyanews.tv.
  7. ^ "PML-Q suffers another shock as MNA Riaz Fatyana quits party". thenewstribe.com.
  8. ^ "Riaz Fatiana Ex MNA". pakistanileaders.pk.
  9. ^ "PML Q Leader Riaz Fatyana Quits Party". cnbcpakistan.com.
  10. ^ "Two PML-Q leaders decide to join PTI". The Nation. Pakistan.
  11. ^ "PTI list of candidates 2018". insaf.pk. 25 June 2018.
  12. ^ "PTI issues notice to Riaz Fatyana for 'vilifying' two cabinet members". 29 November 2021.

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