Roshan Khursheed Bharucha

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Roshan Khursheed Bharucha
Caretaker Federal Minister for Human Rights, Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, States and Frontier Regions
In office
5 June 2018 – 18 August 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNasirul Mulk (caretaker)
Caretaker Federal Minister for Railways and Postal Services
In office
7 June 2018 – 18 August 2018
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNasirul Mulk (caretaker)
Personal details
BornQuetta, Balochistan
Nationality Pakistani
Children3

Roshan Khursheed Bharucha is a Pakistani politician who served as the Federal Minister for Human Rights, Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, States and Frontier Regions, Railways and Postal Services in caretaker capacity.

Education[edit]

She holds a masters degree in English from the University of Balochistan and a degree in Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Executives from PIMS Karachi in 1993.[1]

Political career[edit]

She has served as provincial minister of Balochistan between 2000 and 2002.[2]

She has also served as the member of Senate of Pakistan from 12 March 2003 to 11 March 2006.[3]

In 2007, she was made provincial minister of Balochistan for Social Welfare, Informal education, Human rights, Youth, Information, Population, Information Technology, Manpower training, Sports, Archives and Culture in the caretaker setup.[3]

In 2018, she was made Federal Minister for Human Rights, Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, States and Frontier Regions, Railways and Postal Services[4] in Mulk caretaker ministry. She is the only Parsi woman to hold federal ministries.

Personal life[edit]

She belongs from Quetta and is a member of Parsi community in Pakistan.[5] She is mother of three children.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jabri, Parvez (6 June 2018). "Profiles of Caretaker Cabinet Ministers". Business Recorder.
  2. ^ "Profiles of six-members of caretaker federal cabinet - Daily Pakistan Observer -Daily Pakistan Observer –". pakobserver.net.
  3. ^ a b "About SDPI". www.sdpi.org.
  4. ^ "Roshan Khursheed given additional portfolios of Railways, Postal Services". www.radio.gov.pk.
  5. ^ "HOME IS WHERE THE HEART WAS - ePaper - DAWN.COM". epaper.dawn.com.
  6. ^ Notezai, Muhammad Akbar (22 July 2016). "The untold story of Quetta's Parsi community".