Sikandar Hayat Bosan

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Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan
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Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research
In office
2013–2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi


Nawaz Sharif
State Minister for Food, Agriculture and Livestock
In office
24 November 2002 – 4 September 2007
Personal details
Born (1957-11-05) 5 November 1957 (age 64)[1]
Multan
NationalityPakistani
Political party1)Pakistan Peoples Party (1980-1985).

2)Pakistan Muslim League (N) (1993-1999)

3)PML(Q) (2002-2008)

4)Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (2010-2012)

5)Pakistan Muslim League (N) (2013-2018)

6)Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (2018-2018)

7)Independent (2018-)
RelationsShaukat Hayat Bosan (brother)
EducationB.A
[1]

Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan (Urdu: سکندر حیات خان بوسان; born 5 November 1957) is a Pakistani politician who served as Minister for National Food Security and Research, in Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018. He previously served as the Minister for National Food Security and Research in the Third Sharif ministry.[2] Bosan previously held the cabinet portfolio of Minister for Food, Agriculture & Livestock from 2004 to 2007 during the Shaukat Aziz ministry.[1][3]

Bosan had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan between 1997 and May 2018. He served as Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Livestock from 2002 to 2004 during the Zafarullah Khan Jamali ministry.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 5 November 1957[4] in Multan, Pakistan.[1]

He has done B.A.[1]

Political career[edit]

Bosan started his political career in 1983 as member of District Council Multan. He was elected as the member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab in 1985 Pakistani general election for the first time, in 1988 Pakistani general election for the second time, and in 1990 Pakistani general election for the third time.[1]

Bosan become member of National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time in 1997 Pakistani general election. In 2002 Pakistani general election, he was re-elected as member of the National Assembly for the second time from constituency NA-151 on the ticket of Pakistan Muslim League (Q).[5] In 2002, he was made Minister of state without portfolio[6] and reportedly assigned to Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock[7] In 2004, he was formally appointed as Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Livestock[8] and later in 2004 was appointed as Minister for Food, Agriculture & Livestock.[1][3][9]

In 2008 Pakistani general election, Bosan lost the National Assembly seat to Yousaf Raza Gilani.[5]

Bosan left Pakistan Muslim League (Q) to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Later in 2013, he left Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and joined Pakistan Muslim League (N).[5][10]

In 2013 Pakistani general election, he was re-elected as member of the National Assembly for the third time. He was made Minister for National Food Security & Research in June 2013.[1][2]

He had ceased to hold ministerial office in July 2017 when the federal cabinet was disbanded following the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Panama Papers case decision.[11] Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi.[12][13] He was appointed as the Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research.[14][15][16] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Bosan ceased to hold the office as Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research.[17]

In 2018 he again joined PTI and was allocated a party ticket to contest election from NA-154 Multan, but ticket was taken back from him and he was expelled from the party on Imran Khan's orders after a harshful reactions within the PTI and from his constituents as he was a federal minister in PMLN regime till last day. He contested the elections as an independent candidate from NA-154 Multan but was unsuccessful and lost the seat to a candidate of PTI by a wide margin of 38,000 votes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Profile Minister". Ministry of National Food Security & Research. MNFSR. Archived from the original on 9 July 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ a b "Federal cabinet unveiled: Enter the ministers – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. Express Tribune. 8 June 2013. Archived from the original on 29 October 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Aziz in China on mission to boost ties". DAWN.COM. 15 December 2004. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Detail Information". 26 April 2014. Archived from the original on 26 April 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  5. ^ a b c Correspondent, The Newspaper's Staff (17 April 2013). "Sikandar Bosan joins PML-N". DAWN.COM. Dawn. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Jamali, cabinet take oath: PPP, PML-N abstain from ceremony". DAWN.COM. 24 November 2002. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Agriculture minister's slot sparks debate". DAWN.COM. 4 September 2004. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  8. ^ "27-member cabinet takes oath". Dawn. 1 July 2004. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  9. ^ "26 ministers of state take oath". DAWN.COM. 5 September 2004. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  10. ^ "PTI's Sikandar Bosan joins PML-N – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 16 April 2013. Archived from the original on 19 September 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  11. ^ "PM Nawaz Sharif steps down; federal cabinet stands dissolved". Daily Pakistan Global. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  12. ^ "A 43-member new cabinet sworn in". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 4 August 2017. Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  13. ^ "PM Khaqan Abbasi's 43-member cabinet takes oath today". Pakistan Today. 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Portfolios of Federal Ministers, Ministers of State announced". Radio Pakistan. 5 August 2017. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Portfolios of federal, state ministers". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Bloated cabinet: Influential ministers with powerless underlings – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  17. ^ "Notification" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Livestock
2002–2004
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Minister for National Food Security and Research
2004–2007
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Minister for National Food Security and Research
2013–present
Incumbent