Usman Ibrahim

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Usman Ibrahim
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
15 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-82 (Gujranwala-IV)
In office
17 March 2008 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-95 (Gujranwala-I)
Federal Minister for Defence Production
In office
3 May 2018 – 31 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Succeeded byHussain Haroon
Minister of State for Human Rights
In office
10 October 2017 – 3 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Minister of State for Law and Justice
In office
August 2017 – 10 October 2017
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development
In office
January 2014 – November 2015
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Succeeded byTariq Fazal Chaudhry
Minister of State for Housing and Works
In office
June 2013 – January 2014
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Personal details
Born (1939-09-01) 1 September 1939 (age 82)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Usman Ibrahim (Urdu: عثمان ابراہیم; born 1 September 1939) 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 March 2008 to May 2018.

He served as Federal Minister for Defence Production, in Abbasi cabinet in May 2018. Previously, he served as Minister of State for Housing and Works from June 2013 to January 2014, as Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development from January 2014 to November 2015, as Minister of State for Law and Justice from August 2017 to October 2017, and as Minister of State for Human Rights from October 2017 to May 2018.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 1 September 1939.[1]

He did his graduated from Government College University in Lahore before doing law graduation from University Law College in Lahore. He did Barrister at Law from Lincoln's Inn.[2]

Political career[edit]

He had been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1985 to 1999, and held the portfolio of Minister of Education of Punjab from 1990 to 1993.[3][4]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency NA-95 (Gujranwala-I) in 2002 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful[5] and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party.[6]

He was elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-95 (Gujranwala-I) as a candidate of PML-N in 2008 Pakistani general election.[7][8][9][10]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-95 (Gujranwala-I) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[11][12]

In June 2013, he was appointed as the Minister of State for Housing and Works in the Nawaz Sharif cabinet.[13][14]

Ibrahim was made the state minister for Capital Administration and Development Division and was replaced by Tariq Fazal Chaudhry in November 2015 due to reason government was not satisfied with the performance of Ibrahim.[15] He continued to serve as state minister without portfolio.[16] 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.[17]

Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi.[18][19] He was made the minister of state for law and Justice.[20] In October 2017, he was made Minister of State for Human Rights.[21]

On 3 May 2018, he was elevated as a federal minister[22] and was appointed as Federal Minister for Defence Production in the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.[23] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Ibrahim ceased to hold the office as Federal Minister for Defence Production.[24]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-82 (Gujranwala-IV) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Profile". Ministry of Human Rights. Archived from the original on 30 December 2017. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  3. ^ "PML-QA, PPP vote-split to benefit PML-N in NA-95". DAWN.COM. 5 October 2002. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Tough competition for NA-95 likely". DAWN.COM. 14 September 2002. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Biradarism rules the roost". DAWN.COM. 14 February 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  6. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Rebellious women make PML-N give up NA slot". DAWN.COM. 24 November 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  8. ^ "90 political activists released". DAWN.COM. 25 June 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Gujranwala sends six lawyers to NA". DAWN.COM. 22 February 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Winning margin on 88 out of 272 National Assembly seats is 10,000 votes or less". www.thenews.com.pk. 14 November 2011. Archived from the original on 3 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Abid Saeed new KP chief secretary". www.thenews.com.pk. 8 October 2016. Archived from the original on 3 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  12. ^ "PML-N groups lobby for Gujranwala MC mayor's slot". DAWN.COM. 8 December 2015. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  13. ^ "Minister wants illegally occupied houses vacated". DAWN.COM. 9 June 2013. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  14. ^ "Sworn in as Minter of State". Nation PK. 7 June 2013. Archived from the original on 10 February 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  15. ^ "Tariq Fazal new CADD minister". DAWN.COM. 21 November 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  16. ^ Ghumman, Khawar (27 November 2015). "Parliament watch: New cabinet ministers cause stir, no splash". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  17. ^ "PM Nawaz Sharif steps down; federal cabinet stands dissolved". Daily Pakistan Global. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  18. ^ "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.
  19. ^ "PM Khaqan Abbasi's 43-member cabinet takes oath today". Pakistan Today. 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Bloated cabinet: Influential ministers with powerless underlings - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 September 2017. Archived from the original on 25 September 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  21. ^ Junaidi, Ikram (12 October 2017). "Three NA panel heads, two state ministers and 11 parliamentary secretaries appointed". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  22. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (4 May 2018). "Barrister Ibrahim made federal minister". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  23. ^ "Barrister Usman made Minister for Defence Production". The News. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  24. ^ "Notification" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  25. ^ "PML-N's Usman Ibrahim wins NA-82 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.