Chaudhry Amir Hussain

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Chaudhry Amir Hussain
Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
19 September 2002 – 19 March 2008
Deputy Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan
Preceded by Elahi Bux Soomro
Succeeded by Fahmida Mirza
Personal details
Born (1942-06-22) 22 June 1942 (age 74)
Sialkot, British Raj
(now Pakistan)
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (Before 1985)
Pakistan Muslim League-
Pakistan Muslim League-
Pakistan Muslim League-
Alma mater University of the Punjab

Chaudhry Amir Hussain is a Pakistani politician. He was the 17th Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan, serving from 2002 to 2008.[1]

Chaudhry Amir Hussain was born in the city of Sialkot, to a Gujjar family. [2] [3]

On October 2, 2007, 85 Pakistani opposition lawmakers resigned from the country's parliament to derail President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid. The Parliament was to elect the new president before October 15. National Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Amir Hussain stated that the resignations would not affect the presidential election.[4]

Hussain was defeated in the February 2008 parliamentary election.[5]


Political offices
Preceded by
Elahi Bux Soomro
Speaker of the National Assembly
Succeeded by
Fahmida Mirza