Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar

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Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar
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Chairperson Privilege Community
In office
June 2013 – Incumbent
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Mehr Ishtiaq Ahmad
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
June 2013 – Incumbent
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
2002–2008
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
15 February 1997 – 12 October 1999
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
15 October 1993 – 6 November 1996
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
9 November 1990 – 8 July 1993
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
1988–1990
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
1985–1988
Personal details
Born (1943-07-06) 6 July 1943 (age 73)
Amritsar, Punjab, British India
Nationality Pakistani
Political party PML
Children 7
Alma mater Government College University
Occupation Member of Parliament
Profession Lawyer
Religion Islam

Ch. Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar (born 6 July 1943 in British India) is a national politician and parliamentarian of the Pakistan Muslim League (N). He has held various ministerial offices since 1985.

Political career[edit]

Gujjar began his political career in Lahore as a student activist, after he completed his degree from Government college, he contested union council elections and served as chairman of Gujranwala.

He was elected as a Member of the Provisional Assembly of Pakistan (MPA) and has been elected to the Punjab Assembly of Pakistan on seven consecutive occasions: 1985-88, 1988–90, 1990–93, 1993–96 and 1997–99 and 2002-2007 and 2013 – present. His victory in the 2013 general elections was by the second-largest margin.

He served as a Provisional Minister from 1985 until 2007 and is now Chairman of the Standing Committee of Privilege.

Offices[edit]

  • Minister for Revenue, Relief & Consolidations 1985-86
  • Minister for Irrigation and Power, Information, Revenue, Relief & Consolidations 1986-1988
  • Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Punjab from 1988 to 1989
  • Minister for Information (1988–90)
  • Minister for Food from 4 January 2003 to 30 November 2006
  • Minister for Health from 1 December 2006 to 2007

Family[edit]

Iqbal is married and has seven children.

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