Syed Ayaz Ali Shah Sheerazi

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Syed Ayaz Ali Shah Sheerazi
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-231 (Sujawal)
In office
2002 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-238 (Thatta-II)
Minister of State for National Food Security and Research
In office
10 August 2017 – 31 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Personal details
Born (1976-08-20) August 20, 1976 (age 46)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan People's Party (PPP)

Syed Ayaz Ali Shah Sheerazi (Urdu: سید ایاز علی شاہ شیرازی; born 20 August 1976) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously he was a member of the National Assembly from 2002 to May 2018. He served as Minister of State for National Food Security and Research, in Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 20 August 1976.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency NA-237 (Thatta-I) in 2002 Pakistani general election.[2][3] He received 57,195 votes and defeated Abdul Wahid Soomro, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). In the same election, he ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PS-85 (Thatta-II) but was unsuccessful. He received 15,026 votes and lost the seat to Sassui Palijo.[4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency NA-238 (Thatta-II) in 2008 Pakistani general election.[5][6] He received 76,812 votes and defeated Arbab Wazir Ahmed Memon, a candidate of PPP. In the same election, he ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh as an independent candidate from Constituency PS-85 (Thatta-II) but was unsuccessful. He received 52 votes and lost the seat to Sassui Palijo.[7]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as an independent candidate from Constituency NA-238 (Thatta-II) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[8][9][10][11][12][13] He received 88,954 votes and defeated Rameez u din Memon, a candidate of PPP.[14]

Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the cabinet of Abbasi[15] as Minister of State for National Food Security and Research.[16][17] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Sheerazi ceased to hold the office as Minister of State for National Food Security and Research.[18]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PPP from Constituency NA-231 (Sujawal) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[19]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "THATTA: Legislators reject rigging charges". DAWN.COM. 14 October 2002. Archived from the original on 10 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  4. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Shirazis of Thatta join PPP, again". DAWN.COM. 19 October 2012. Archived from the original on 10 April 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Switching loyalties ahead of polls". DAWN.COM. 4 September 2012. Archived from the original on 10 April 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  7. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Shirazis and Arbabs of Sindh join PML-N". DAWN.COM. 15 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ "PML-N becoming potent". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  10. ^ "138 MNAs either paid no income tax, or FBR has no such data". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 3 February 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  11. ^ "National Assembly seats from Sindh". DAWN.COM. 14 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Shirazi group invited to join PML-N". DAWN.COM. 16 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  13. ^ "Public gathering: Nawaz to hold rally in Thatta on 9th - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 4 March 2017. Archived from the original on 25 March 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  14. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Four new ministers take oath at President House". DAWN.COM. 10 August 2017. Archived from the original on 10 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  16. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (11 August 2017). "Four more inducted into federal cabinet". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 11 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  17. ^ "Bloated cabinet: Influential ministers with powerless underlings - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  18. ^ "Notification" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  19. ^ "PPPP's Ayaz Ali Shah wins NA-231 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.