Salahuddin Saeed Khan

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Not to be confused with Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi of the former princely state of Bahawalpur.

Nawabzada Salahuddin Saeed Khan (born 1960) is a Pakistani politician, the present titular Chief of Tanolis and the son of the last Nawab of Amb and he is addressed as 'Nawabzada' formally as per Government of Pakistan regulations (titular/courtesy only).[1]

Career[edit]

Nawabzada Salahuddin Saeed Khan is the eldest son of Nawab Muhammad Saeed Khan the last de facto Nawab of the former princely state of Amb[citation needed].

He holds the record as the youngest parliamentarian ever to be elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan[citation needed]. After that, he went on to be elected to the National Assembly five times, between 1985 and 1997, a feat only achieved by seven other Pakistani parliamentarians, including the current Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.[2]

Nawabzada has held several senior portfolios in the federal government, including his service as Parliamentary Secretary for Production (1991-1993)[citation needed]. He later chaired the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports, Tourism, Culture and Youth Affairs (1997-1999)[citation needed] and has been a member of several other parliamentary Standing Committees[citation needed]. Nawabzada has also served as Interim Federal Minister for Defence Production.

Nawabzada also served as interim Provincial Minister in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government, from 1990 to 1991[citation needed].

He has twice led a delegation of Pakistan to the United Nations General Assembly[citation needed] and also at several other international forums, such as the Commonwealth election observer in Kenya[citation needed], SAARC[citation needed] and the Cancun Summit on Natural Habitat[citation needed].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pakistan Princely States
  2. ^ Unique Stats at ecp.gov.pk (Pakistan Election Commission web site)