Rana Tanveer Hussain (Politician)

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Rana Tanveer Hussain is the incumbent Minister of Defence Production in the Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's led cabinet. He was elected from NA-132 Sheikhupura-II as a member of National Assembly from Pakistan Muslim League (N).Hussain has been an elected member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since 1985 representing Sheikhupura and has previously served as Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Finance, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Finance from 1997 to 1999 as well Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister.[1] Rana Tanveer Hussain  ----   is the incumbent
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Rana Tanveer Hussain

  • Local Language Name:

    رانا تنوير حسين

  • Famous As:

    Politician

  • Nationality:

    Pakistan

  • Residence:

    Sheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Education:

    Punjab University (BA and MA)

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Sheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Born
  • Date:

    1 October 1949

  • Place:

    Sheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Family
  • Parents:

    Haji Mohammad Anwer

  • Siblings :

    Rana Afzal Hussain, Rana Zahid Anwar

  • Career
  • Political Party:

    Pakistan Muslim League (N)

  • Serve As:

    Minister for Defence Production

  • Assumed office:

    4 August 2017

  • President :

    Mamnoon Hussain

  • Prime Minister :

    Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

  • Minister of Science and Technology:

    17 December 2014 – 28 July 2017

  • President :

    Mamnoon Hussain

  • Prime Minister :

    Nawaz Sharif

  • Preceded by :

    Bahadur Khan

  • In Office
  • Role:

    Minister for Defence Production

  • Dates:

    7 June 2013 – 28 July 2017

  • Prime Minister:

    Nawaz Sharif

  • Political Party:

    Pakistan Muslim League (N)

About

Rana Tanveer Hussain in Meeting
Rana Tanveer Hussain in Meeting

Early Life

Rana Tanveer Hussain as A Minister
Rana Tanveer Hussain as A Minister
He was born on 1st October, 1949 in Sheikhupura Punjab Province. He did his MA Economics from Punjab University, Lahore. He is an , , Law maker and politician from PML (N). He started his political carrier in 1983 as Member District council. He elected as MNA in 1985, 1990, 1997, 2008 & 2013.In Pakistani general elections, 1993, he lost the seat of the National Assembly. In Pakistani general elections, 1997, he was re-elected as the member of the National Assembly for the third time. From 1997 to 1999, he served as Special Assistant to then Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif on Finance.[2] He did his MA Economics - Punjab University

Political Career

Rana Tanveer Hussain at Press News
Rana Tanveer Hussain at Press News
He started his political career in 1983 when he became district member of the council in Sheikhupura. He was elected as member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time in Pakistani general elections, 1985 as an independent candidate. He later joined Pakistan Muslim League. In Pakistani general elections, 1990, he was re-elected as member of the National Assembly for the second time.In Pakistani general elections, 1993, he lost the seat of the National Assembly. In Pakistani general elections, 1997, he was re-elected as the member of the National Assembly for the third time. From 1997 to 1999, he served as Special Assistant to then Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif on Finance.In Pakistani general elections, 2008, he was re-elected as the member of the National Assembly for the fourth time from two constituencies NA-131 and NA-132. He vacated NA-131 seat to retain NA-132.[3] re-elected member of the - National Assembly

Re-elected

Rana Tanveer Hussain
Rana Tanveer Hussain
In Pakistani general elections, 2013, he was re-elected as the member of the National Assembly for the fifth time. In June 2013, he was appointed as the Minister for Defence Production. Later he was given the additional portfolio of Minister for Science and Technology.He had ceased to hold ministerial office in July 2017 when the federal cabinet was disbanded following the resignation of Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Panama Papers case decision. Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi. He was appointed as federal minister for Defence Production for third time.[4] PM Abbasi’s bloated cabinet - DAWN.COM

Tragedy

Rana Tanveer Hussain hold a Gun
Rana Tanveer Hussain hold a Gun
His older son died in a tragic car accident. He has two brothers, Rana Afzal Hussain and Rana Zahid Anwar. He is the son of Haji Muhammad Anwar who died in the year 2011.


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