Murtaza Javed Abbasi

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Murtaza Javed Abbasi
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-15 (Abbottabad-I)
In office
17 March 2008 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-18 Abbottabad-II
18th Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
3 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Preceded byFaisal Karim Kundi
Succeeded byQasim Suri
Personal details
Born (1970-03-15) 15 March 1970 (age 48)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)
FatherJaved Iqbal Abbasi

Murtaza Javed Abbasi (Urdu: مرتضٰی جاوید عباسی‎; born 15 March 1970) 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 2008 to May 2018 and served as the 18th Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, from June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 15 March 1970[1] to Javed Iqbal Abbasi.[2]

Political career[edit]

Abbasi ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency NA-18 Abbottabad-II in Pakistani general election, 2002, but was unsuccessful. He received 32,527 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q).[3][4][5]

Abassi was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-18 Abbottabad-II in Pakistani general election, 2008.[6] He received 72,586 votes and defeated a candidate of PML-Q.[7]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-18 Abbottabad-II in Pakistani general election, 2013.[8][4][9][10] He received 69,839 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[11] In June 2013, Abbasi became 18th Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.[12][13][4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-15 (Abbottabad-I) in Pakistani general election, 2018. He received 95,340 votes and defeated Ali Asghar Khan, a candidate of PTI.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  2. ^ "National Assembly of Pakistan". www.na.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Javed Abbasi becomes second deputy speaker from Abbottabad". www.thenews.com.pk. 4 June 2013. Archived from the original on 19 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Electioneering gains momentum in Abbottabad". www.thenews.com.pk. 30 November 2007. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Unpredictable outcomes likely". DAWN.COM. 18 April 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  7. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  8. ^ "PML-N's grip on Hazara intact". DAWN.COM. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  9. ^ "ECP takes exception to delay in poll results". The Nation. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  10. ^ "NA speaker, deputy speaker election today". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  11. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  12. ^ "NA committee tasked with pulling PIA out of trouble". DAWN.COM. 3 December 2014. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  13. ^ "PML-N's Ayaz Sadiq submits nomination papers for speaker NA". DAWN.COM. 2 June 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  14. ^ "NA-15 Result - Election Results 2018 - Abbottabad 1 - NA-15 Candidates - NA-15 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 31 July 2018.