Hasil Bizenjo

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Senator
Hasil Bizenjo
میر حاصل خان بزنجو
Minister for Ports and Shipping
Assumed office
21 May 2016
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Kamran Michael
Personal details
Born (1958-02-03) 3 February 1958 (age 59)[1]
Nationality Pakistani
Political party National Party of Pakistan
Parents Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo (father)

Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo (Urdu: میر حاصل خان بزنجو) is a Pakistani politician who is the current Minister for Ports and Shipping in the third Sharif ministry. The President of the National Party of Pakistan,[1][2] Bizenjo has been an elected member of the Senate of Pakistan since 2009[3] and a former member of the National Assembly of Pakistan.[1]

Career[edit]

Bizenjo started his political career after getting elected member of National Assembly of Pakistan in the Pakistani general election, 1990[4] on the seat of Pakistan National Party. He was re-elected as a member of National Assembly in Pakistani general election, 1997 on the ticket of Balochistan National Party.[1][3]

He founded Balochistan National Democratic Party, which later in 2003 merged with Baloch National Movement and as the result of this merger National Party was founded.[1][3] He was elected president of National Party in 2014.[5][6]

In 2009, he was elected as a member of the Senate of Pakistan for the first time.[1][3] In 2015, he was re-elected as a member of the Senate.[1][3] In March 2015, he was nominated by Pakistan Muslim League (N) at the post of Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan.[7]

In 2016, he was appointed as the Minister for Ports and Shipping in the third Sharif ministry.[2][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Nominee for top post: Hasil Bizenjo - PML-N ally and troubleshooter - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 8 March 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Bizenjo, Sheikh Aftab sworn in as ministers - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Profile of Hasil Bizenjo". www.pid.gov.pk. Press Information Department. May 20, 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Six Pakistani PMs, two presidents won the rigged 1990 polls". www.thenews.com.pk. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Shahid, Saleem (12 November 2014). "Hasil Bizenjo elected NP president". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  6. ^ Ayub, Imran (15 November 2014). "Analysis: NP still on political path". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "PML-N recommends Hasil Bizenjo for Senate Chairman". www.geo.tv. 7 March 2015. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  8. ^ Raza, Syed Irfan (21 May 2016). "Two more ministers join federal cabinet". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Kamran Michael
Minister for Ports and Shipping
2016
Incumbent