Iqbal Zafar Jhagra is a Pakistani politician who has previously served as a member of the Senate Assembly. He has been a strong supporter of Pakistan Muslim League N who kept the PMLN alive. Against Pervez Musharraf’s tenure, he actively involved in All parties Democratic Movement.
Zafar has been the Senate Chairman for Interior, States, Narcotic Control during his tenure as a Senator. He also functioned as KPK’s 28th Governor. This article has all the information about Zafar Jhagra, including Iqbal Zafar Jhagra Biography.
|Name:||Iqbal Zafar Jhagra|
|In Urdu:||اقبال ظفر جھگڑا|
|Residence:||Jhagra House Peshawar, KPK|
|Education:||Peshawar University Engineering College & Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering|
|Profession:||Engineer and Politician|
|Date:||17 May 1947|
|Place:||Peshawar, British Raj|
|Relatives:||Iftikhar Khan Jhagra (cousin)|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Muslim League (N)|
|Serve As:||Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa|
|Proceeded by:||Sardar Mehtab Abbasi|
|Time Period :||4 March 2016 _ Present|
|Secretary-General:||March 1997, – October 1999, March 2009|
|President :||Farooq Leghari Muhammad Rafiq Tarar|
|Prime Minister :||Nawaz Sharif|
|Constituency :||NA 3|
|Cabinet :||Secretary-General of PML (N)|
|Committees :||Chairman Senate Standing committee for Defence, production and Aviation and Special Asstt to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from 1997 to Oct 1999|
Iqbal Zafar Jhagra Biography
Iqbal Zafar is a Pakistani politician and previously elected Senator on the party ticket of Pakistan Muslim League N. He was appointed as a Secretary-General in March 1997. Later he re-elected on the same post in October 1999 that he served till March 2009.
Iqbal has been appointed on different Ministries during his Senate tenure. He offered great support to his party Pakistan Muslim League N throughout his career. In 2013 he was appointed PMLN’s Secretary on Parliamentary board.
Iqbal Date of Birth
Jhagra was born on 17th May 1947 in Peshawar.
Education of Iqbal
He obtained a Civil Engineering degree from Peshawar University Engineering college.
Iqbal Zafar Jhagra Family
Zafar is married and has 4 children. One of his cousin Iftikhar Khan Jhagra also served as a Pakistani politician.
1997 Senate Elections
He ran for the seat of the Senate Assembly in 1997 Senate Elections on the party ticket of Pakistan Muslim League N. He served on many important Ministries including Defence, Aviation and Defence production. Additionally, he was given more Ministries, including Narcotics Control, Natural Resources, States and Frontier Regions.
As a Secretary-General
He was made the Secretary-General in March 1997 appointed by Pakistan Muslim League N. Later he was again elected on the same post.
As KP Governor
He functioned as 28th KP’s Governor.