Hamza Shahbaz Sharif

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Hamza Shahbaz Sharif
MNA
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
1 June 2013
Personal details
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Parents Shehbaz Sharif (father)[1]
Relatives See Sharif family

Muhammad Hamza Shahbaz Sharif (Urdu: محمد حمزہ شہباز شریف‎) is a Pakistani politician who is the current member of the National Assembly of Pakistan representing Lahore since 2008.

Political career[edit]

Sharif began his political career in October 1999 when Pervez Musharraf sent his father and uncle into exile.[2] Sharif was allowed to remain in Pakistan to look after family businesses.[3]

In 2011, it was reported that PML-N is considering promoting Sharif as the general-secretary of the Punjab chapter of PML-N.[1]

Sharif was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time in by-elections held in June 2008 following the 2008 elections from NA-119.[2][4]

Sharif was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the second time in the 2013 elections from NA-119.[5][4][6]

In 2016, Dawn called Sharif as informal deputy prime minister of Pakistan and deputy chief minister of Punjab.[7][8]

Assets[edit]

Sharif’s assets increased from Rs 583,191 declared in 2008 to Rs 211,080,295 in 2011.[9]

In 2014, Dawn reported that Hamza Shahbaz Sharif is wealthier than his father, Shahbaz Sharif, with net assets of Rs 250.46m.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Sharif is son of Shehbaz Sharif.[1]

He has two wives; one of whom is Ayesha.[10] Sharif is a businessman by profession and is known as Poultry king of Punjab.[9] He had ran family business when his family was in exile.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "PML-N may give Hamza a key slot". DAWN.COM. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Baton passed: Hamza Shahbaz: Stepping out of the shadows - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 11 May 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Maryam, Hamza vie for limelight". DAWN.COM. 7 December 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Hamza Sharif bags NA-119 Lahore seat - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Nawaz League supporters celebrate victory". DAWN.COM. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Pakistan General Elections 2013 - Detailed results". DAWN.COM. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  7. ^ "PML-N's exhilirating in-house duels". DAWN.COM. 3 January 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Hamza fills in for Shahbaz". DAWN.COM. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  9. ^ a b c "Hamza Sharif now Poultry King of Punjab - thenews.com.pk". The News. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  10. ^ a b "The mystery of Raiwind palace ownership". DAWN.COM. 3 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2017.