Junaid Akbar

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Junaid Akbar
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-8 (Malakand Protected Area)
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-35 (Malakand)
Personal details
Born (1977-03-23) 23 March 1977 (age 41)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Junaid Akbar (Urdu: جنید اکبر‎; born 23 March 1977) 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 June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 23 March 1977.[1]

Political career[edit]

Akbar was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from Constituency NA-35 (Malakand Protected Area) in Pakistani general election, 2013.[2][3][4][5] He received 51,312 votes and defeated a candidate of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F).[6]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-8 (Malakand Protected Area) in Pakistani general election, 2018.[7] He received 81,310 votes and defeated Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  2. ^ "PTI finalises names of candidates for KP". DAWN.COM. 3 April 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  3. ^ "PTI grabs lone Malakand Agency NA seat". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  4. ^ "JUI-F, PML-N MNAs want Imran's NA seat declared vacant". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Official results: PML-N leading the race in National Assembly - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 12 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  6. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Junaid Akbar PTI wins NA-8 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  8. ^ "NA-8 Result - Election Results 2018 - Malakand - NA-8 Candidates - NA-8 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 31 July 2018.