Fahmida Mirza

Fahmida Mirza

Fahmida Mirza

Fahmida Mirza is a Pakistan-based political figure, and currently, she is serving as IPC (Inter-Provincial Coordination) Minister since 20th August 2018. She also served as the eighteenth and only female speaker of the Pakistan National Assembly from 2008-2013.

She previously served as an NA member from 1997-1999 then again from 2002-2018, and she is again a member of NA since 2018. This article has all the information about her, including Fahmida Mirza Biography.

Name:Fahmida Mirza
In Urdu:فہمیدہ مرزا‎‎ ڈاکٹر
Native Name:Fahmida Mirza
Famous As:Politician
Alma mater :Liaquat University
Profession:Politician & Business Woman
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.7 m)
Maritial Status:Married
Home Town:Hyderabad
Permanent Address :38-I, St.23, Khayaban-e-Mujahid Phase-V, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi.
Local Address :H #-28, Minister’s Enclave, Ibd.
Fax :021-5840509, 051-9212692
Date:20th December 1956
Place:Karachi, Sindh
Spouse:Zulfiqar Mirza
Children:Hasnain Mirza (son)
Parents:Qazi Abdul Majeed Abid (father)
Relatives:Zafar Hussain Mirza (father-in-law)
Political Party:Pakistan Peoples Party
Serve As:MNA
Member of the National Assembly
Role:18th Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Deputy:Faisal Karim Kundi
Preceded by :Chaudhry Amir Hussain
Succeeded by :Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
Assumed office:19 March 2008 – 3 June 2013
In Office
Role:Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Dates:18 November 2002
Constituency:NA-225 (Badin-II)
In Office 2
Role:Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Dates:14 February 1997 – 12 October 1999

Fahmida Mirza Biography

Fahmida Mirza Biography

Fahmida belongs to a political and influential background and has a successful political career; she has the honor to serve as the eighteenth and only female speaker of the Pakistan National Assembly. Her selection as a speaker is a positive sign that women would receive equal rights and high positions.

She has a resemblance to Benazir Bhutto and is firm in her opinions and decisions. She believes in unity to address the issues and challenges that Pakistan is facing and is so concerned for the people of her area that despite being an old member of PPP, she left this party when she realized that PPP is ignoring the people of Badain.

Fahmida preferred to join such a party that would care for the rights and necessities of Badain inhabitants. So, she joined the GDA (Grand Democratic Alliance). Besides a successful political career, she also had a successful business career.

Fahmida Date of Birth

She opened his eyes in Sindh on 20th December 1956.

Education of Fahmida

She completed her primary education at Hyderabad’s St Mary’s Convent (SMC) in 1972. She did MBBS in 1982 from ‘Liaquat Medical College’ situated in Jamshoro. Professionally she is a businesswoman and agriculturist. She held the post of CEO of a Mirza Sugar Mills and an advertising company located in Karachi.

Fahmida Mirza Family

Mirza’s paternal grandfather, Abdul Qayyum, served as Hyderabad Sindh Municipality’s 1st Muslim president. Her father Qazi Abid served at different ministerial posts in the federal and provincial cabinets from 1982-1990, including Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Water & Power, Food & Agriculture, Education, and Provincial Minister Communication.

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Her Uncle, Qazi Mohammad Akbar, served as a Provincial Minister for a long time, including serving as Provincial Home Minister. Fahmida’s uncle Muhammad Akbar also served as Provincial Minister of Sindh. Her husband, Zulfiqar Mirza, is also a political figure associated with GDA (Grand Democratic Alliance). The couple has two daughters and two sons.

Political Career

General Elections 1997

She joined PPP in 1997 and got elected to Pakistan NA as a PPP candidate from NA-173 Constituency in general elections 1997.

General Election 2002

She again won the NA seat as a PPP candidate from NA-225 Constituency in general election 2002. She defeated PML-Q candidate Muhammad Halipota by securing seventy-one thousand five-hundred and thirty-seven votes.

General Election 2008

In the general election 2008, she again re-elected to NA as PPP candidate from NA-225 Constituency. She defeated PML-Q candidate Bibi Yasmin Shah by gaining eighty-eight thousand, nine-hundred and eighty-three votes.

Fahmida designated as the eighteenth and 1st female speaker of the Pakistan National Assembly. She defeated Muhammad Israr by securing two-hundred and forty-nine votes while her opponent received seventy votes only.

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General Election 2013

In the 2013 general election, she again won the NA seat from ‘Badin Cum Tando Mohammad Khan-2’ Constituency. She defeated PML-F candidate Bibi Yasmin Shah by securing one-lac ten thousand seven hundred and thirty-eight votes.

Departed Ways From PPP

She parted her ways from PPP in 2018, stating that this political party has deteriorated Sindh’s condition and neglected the Badin people. Fahmida declared that she would prefer to join another party to provide essential and necessary facilities for the Badin people. She joined GDA (Grand Domestic Alliance) in June 2018.

Declared as Defaulters

In 2018, Pakistan State Bank declared Fehmida and her husband loan defaulters. It is reported that this couple took advantage of their political links and obtained loans of millions from several banks that were eventually written-off.

General Election 2018

In the 2018 general election, she again elected to NA as a GDA candidate from NA-230 Constituency.

Ministry of IPC

On 18th August, PM Imran Khan announced his federal cabinet structure, and she got designated as IPC (Inter Provincial Coordination) minister. On 20th August 2018, she took oath as IPC Minister Imran Khan’s federal cabinet.

Social Media Handles

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