Syed Javed Ali Shah

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Syed Javed Ali Shah
Minister for Water Resources
In office
4 August 2017 – 31 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Preceded byKhawaja Muhammad Asif (as minister for Water and Power)
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-152 (Multan-V)
Personal details
Born (1955-01-06) 6 January 1955 (age 67)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Syed Javed Ali Shah (Urdu: سید جاوید علی شاہ; born 6 January 1955) is a Pakistani politician who served as Minister for Water Resources, in Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018. He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, between 1990 and May 2018 and had been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1988 to 1990.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 6 January 1955.

He has the degree of Bachelor of Laws LL.B .[1]

Political career[edit]

Shah was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab from Constituency PP-168 (Multan) as a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in 1988 Pakistani general election.[2][3]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) from Constituency NA-119 (Multan-VI) in 1990 Pakistani general election. He received 66,900 votes and defeated Rana Shaukat Hayat, a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDA).[4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency NA-119 (Multan-VI) in 1993 Pakistani general election. He received 63,091 votes and defeated Rana Shaukat Hayat, a candidate of PPP.[4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-119 (Multan-VI) in 1997 Pakistani general election. He received 71,953 votes and defeated Malik Ghulam Abbas Khakhi, a candidate of PPP.[4]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-152 (Multan-V) in 2002 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful.[5][3] He received 36,870 votes and lost the seat to Assad Murtaza Gilani.[6]

He remained a member of the Senate of Pakistan from 2006 to 2012.[1][3]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-152 (Multan-V) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[7][8][9][10] He received 81,015 votes and defeated Muhammad Ibraheem Khan, a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.[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 Water Resources.[14][15][16] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Shah ceased to hold the office as Federal Minister for Water Resources.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Senate of Pakistan". senate.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Khan, Iftikhar A. (5 August 2017). "A blend of old, new hands". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "National Assembly election result 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 August 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Triangular battle for Multan district seats". DAWN.COM. 7 October 2002. Archived from the original on 8 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
  6. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  7. ^ "PPP whitewashed in Multan". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  8. ^ "'No irregularities in NA-152' - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 16 January 2015. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Rebels, independents become potential threat". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  10. ^ "PML-N lines up NA candidates in Punjab". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  11. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  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.