Asad Junejo (Politician)

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2018-02-21 14:39:47Asad Junejo
Asad Junejo is the son of former prime minister Muhammad Khan Junejo.He remained the president of Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) before Joining the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz ( PML-N).
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Asad Junejo

  • In Urdu:

    اسد جونیجو

  • Famous As:

    Politician

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani

  • Residence:

    Sindh Pakistan

  • Province :

    Sindh

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Politician

  • Before Joining PML-N Political Party:

    PML-Q

  • Current Political Party:

    PML-N

  • Join PML-N:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Met:

    Nawaz Sharif at his Raiwind

  • During the Meeting:

    Exchanged Over Current Situation in Sindh

  • Family
  • Parents:

    Muhammad Khan Junejo

  • Career
  • Political Party:

    Pakistan Muslim League (N)

  • Serve As:

    Condidate

Joined PML(N)

Asad Junejo met Nawaz Sharif at his Raiwind residence and announced his decision to join the PML-N.Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Senator Asif Kirmani and others were also present on the occasion.[1]  Joined PML(N) 

Accepted the Invitation

Asad Khan Junejo said on the occasion that the people of Sindh are looking towards Nawaz Sharif because they consider that the country's solidarity is linked with stability of the PML-N. He reposed full confidence in the leadership of the PML-N. He also invited Nawaz Sharif to undertake tour of Sindh. Nawaz accepted the invitation saying he would soon visit Sindh from where he has always received support and love. During the meeting, views were exchanged over current situation in Sindh and matters of mutual interest.[2] Accepted the Invitation Asad Junejo said that stability of Pakistan linked with the stability of the PML-N and Nawaz Sharif is surety of progress, prosperity and stability.He counted the achievements Sharif government had secured on energy, development, transport and security fronts in the country.

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Sharif welcomed Asad junejo in the party and eulogized the services rendered by Muhammad Khan junejo for the country.[3]  services Nawaz said Sindh was very close to his heart like other federating units, adding that he had great love and affection for the people of Sindh which was a land of Sufis.“I love Sindhi people and whenever I visited Sindh, the people of the province welcomed me with love and respect,” said Nawaz Sharif.He said that Sindh is land of Sufis and Qalandars.Nawaz Sharif said that Junejo’s joining to PML-N would help strengthen the party.He lauded the services of late Muhammad Khan Junejo and said the PML-N would win the 2018 elections in Sindh province also.[4] Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif 

Election 2018

Nawaz appreciated the services of Muhammad Khan Junejo for the country and expressed the confidence that the PML-N would achieve a big success in the 2018 elections. Sindh Governor M Zubair, Punjab CM   Shahbaz Sharif were also present.

Senate Election Results 2018 

Independent candidate backed by PML-N Mushahid Hussain elected as Senator on Technocrat seat from Islamabad.PML-N-backed independent candidate Asad Junejo elected on General seat from Islamabad.PML-N-backed candidate have gained the majority of seats in Senate polls with at least 15 seats to their name. PML-N won majority of its seats from Punjab while  PPP won largely from  Sindh, getting 12 seats in total.20 candidates from  Punjab contested the polls for 12 seats reserved in Senate for the province. Governing PML-N won 11 seats through independent candidates in Senate polls held at Punjab Assembly.[5]  Senate Election Results 2018 

Winning candidates are

  1. Ishaq Dar elected on Technocrat seat
  2. Asif Kirmani elected on General seat
  3. Independent candidate  Haroon Akhtar elected on General seat
  4. Sadia Abbasi elected on Woman seat
  5. Nuzhat Sadiq elected on Woman seat
  6. PML-N-backed  Kamran Michael elected on Minority seat
  7. Hafiz Abdul Kareem elected on Technocrat seat
  8. Maqbool Ahmed on General seat
  9. Musadik Malik on General seat
  10. Shaheen Khalid on General seat
  11. PML-N-backed independent candidate  Rana Mehmood-ul-Hassan elected on General seat

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