Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar

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Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar
Ch muhammad Iqbal Gujjar.jpg
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 Feb 1997 – 12 Oct 1999
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
15 Oct 1993 – 6 Nov 1996
Member of Parliament
for PP-98
In office
9 Nov 1990 – 8 Jul 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, India
Nationality Pakistani
Political party PML Pakistan
Children 7
Alma mater Government College University
Occupation Member of Parliament
Profession Lawyer
Religion Islam

Ch. Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar Son of CH Sultan Ahmed (born on July 6, 1943 in India) is a prominent national politician, parliamentarian and Chairperson in a Privilege Community in the 2013 Sharif-led cabinet from Pakistan Muslim League (N). A key Member of Parliament in Pakistan and a lawyer by profession.

Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal is married and has seven children.

Political career[edit]

He started his political career from Lahore as a student activist in his young age. After he completed his degree from Government college, he showed his interest towards politics. He contested in union council elections and served as chairman of Gujranwala as well. Later on he was elected as a member of the Provisional Assembly of Pakistan (MPA). He was elected to the Punjab Assembly of Pakistan for the terms of 1985-88, 1988–90, 1990–93, 1993–96 and 1997–99 and 2002-2007 and 2013 – present. At his tenure as MPA, many social, economical, educational and infrastructure developments were carried out in his constituency and Gujranwala. He served as Provisional Minister Since 1985 till 2007. He had been given ministry throughout these years. Now he is serving as a chairman of standing committee of Privilege. He represented Pakistan on numerous occasions and international forums like 42nd CPA Conference. He played a vital rule in Punjab's Politics. he has functioned as Minister for Revenue, Minister for Irrigation & Power, Minister for Information, Minister for Agriculture, Minister for Education, Minister for Food, Minister for health and as Special Assistant to Chief Minister during these periods, and all other main ministries and important offices. He has returned to Punjab Assembly for the 7th consecutive term in General Elections. Now he is declared as Most senior MPA of assembly who has won the MPA General Elections the most. In 2013 General elections he won by the 2nd largest margin.

portfolios assignments[edit]

  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-85 – Gujranwala) — Minister for Revenue, Relief & Consolidations 1985-86
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Minister for Irrigation and Power, Information, Revenue, Relief & Consolidations 1986-1988
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — He also served as Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Punjab from 1988 to 1989
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Minister for Information (1988–90)
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Agriculture 1990-1993
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — food 1993-1996
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — education, Irrigation & Power 1996-1999
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Information 2002 – 2003
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Minister for Food from January 4, 2003 to November 30, 2006
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Minister for Health since December 1, 2006 till 2007
  • Ch Muhammad Iqbal (PP-98 – Gujranwala) — Chairperson Privilege Community (2013 till date)

Sources[edit]

http://www.pap.gov.pk/index.php/members/profile/en/9/193 http://www.pap.gov.pk/index.php/members/profile/en/20/952 http://lahoreworld.com/2015/06/14/mpa-ch-iqbal-gujjar-remain-lucky-in-a-armed-attack/ http://www.dawn.com/news/76011/25-member-punjab-cabinet-takes-oath

http://www.pap.gov.pk/index.php/members/profile/en/9/193

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