Mushahid Ullah Khan

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Mushahid Ullah Khan
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Senator
Assumed office
March 2015
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Convenor of Committee on The Performance of PIA
Chairperson of Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination
Central Secretary Information PML(N)
Assumed office
2011
Federal Minister for Climate Change
In office
5 January 2015 – 15 August 2015
Succeeded by Zahid Hamid
Personal details
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Mushahid Ullah Khan (Urdu: مشاہد اللہ خان) is a Pakistani politician and a member of Senate of Pakistan.He was elected as a Senator in March 2015 on the ticket of Pakistan Muslim League (N).[1] Mushahid Ullah Khan was born in Rawalpindi in 1953. His political affiliations are with PML (N) from beginning.

Education[edit]

He received his early education from Islamia High School, Rawalpindi. He received the degree of L.L.B in 1997 from Urdu Law College, Jamia Karachi.[2]

Professional Life[edit]

Senator Mushahid served in Pakistan International Airlines as Traffic Supervisor from 1975 to 1997. During his service in PIA, he also served as Central President PIAC Employees Union from 1989 to 1997. He joined Pakistan Muslim League(N) in 1989. He then served as Advisor to Ministry of Labour Manpower & Overseas Pakistani from 1997 to 1999. He was also founder and president of Air League.[3] He joined PML(N) in 1989. He was appointed as Secretary General Labour Wing PML(N) from 1994 to 1999. He was made Administrator of Karachi Municipal Corporation in August, 1999. He served as Information Secretary from 2001 till 2002.[4] Mr. Mushahid Ullah was elected as Central Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) in 2002 and remained at that post till 2011. He is currently Central Secretary Information PML(N).[5]

He was selected as Federal Minister for climate change by Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in January, 2015.[6] But he resigned in August, 2015 due to a controversial interview to BBC.[7]

Being a Senator, he is Convener of Committee on The Performance of PIA.[8] He also chairs Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination.[9] He is member of following committees of senate:

  • Committee on Finance Revenue Economics Affairs Statistics and Privatization[10]
  • Committee on Information Broadcasting and National Heritage[11]
  • Committee on National Food Security and Research[12]
  • Committee on Textile Industry[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mushahid Ullah Khan". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Profile of Mushahid Ullah Khan". Pakistani Leaders Online. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Professional Life of Mushahid Ullah Khan". Pakistani Leaders Online. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Political Portfolios of Mushahid Ullah Khan". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Party Office Bearers". PML-N. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Pakistan moves to reactivate dormant climate change policy". LEAD Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Mushahidullah has sent resignation to PM: Pervaiz Rashid". DAWN. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Committee on The Performance of PIA". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "Committee on Finance Revenue Economics Affairs Statistics and Privatization". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "Committee on Information Broadcasting and National Heritage". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  12. ^ "Committee on National Food Security and Research". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  13. ^ "Committee on Textile Industry". Senate of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 December 2016.