Sadia Khaqan Abbasi is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the Senate Assembly 2 times but couldn’t complete the tenure both times. The first time she resigned from the post, and 2nd time she was disqualified. She is associated with Pakistan Muslim League N and also remain attached to PTI for a few time.
Sadia is the sister of former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Both are highly acknowledged in the political field. Besides, a politician, she is also a Barrister and remained a fervent advocate of all-around political, social, and economic reforms. This article has all the details about her, including Sadia Khaqan Abbasi Biography.
|Name:||Sadia Khaqan Abbasi|
|In Urdu:||سعدیہ خاقان عباسی|
|Profession:||Politician and Advocate|
|Siblings :||Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Zahid Khaqan Abbasi|
|Relatives:||Prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Muslim League|
|Time Period :||12th March 2018 – 17th October 2018|
|Old Political Affiliations:||Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf|
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Sadia Khaqan Abbasi Biography
Sadia is a Pakistani politician who ran for the seat of the Senate Assembly in the 2018 Senate Elections and succeeded in grabbing the highest votes. Unfortunately, she was disqualified because of Dual Nationality by the supreme court. She has previously worked as a Senator in 2003 Senate Elections.
Sadia is associated with Pakistan Muslim League N that she rejoined after leaving Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. She is a sister of notable Pakistani personality Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who has worked as a Prime Minister of Pakistan after the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif in 2017.
Education of Sadia
She has received education from top-class institutes in the US and UK. She has a degree in law and politics that she obtained from abroad.
Sadia Khaqan Abbasi Family
Her father, Khaqan Abbasi, was a Pakistani politician who functioned as Production Federal Minister during Zia ul Haq’s tenure. Her brother Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is another prominent name in the political field. He remained the Prime Minister of Pakistan after Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification.
2003 Senate Elections
She ran for the seat of the Senate Assembly in 2003 Senate Elections on the party ticket of Pakistan Muslim League N and attained the highest votes. However, she didn’t complete the tenure and parted her way from Pakistan Muslim League N in 2009, right before the completion of the term.
In 2011, she announced to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. However, she didn’t remain associated with PTI for a long time as she soon joined hands again with PMLN.
2018 Senate Elections
She again decided to ran for the Senate seat in the 2018 Senate elections on the party ticket of PMLN. Many hurdles came her way before contesting elections. PTI challenged her nomination papers and questioned on her dual Nationality and undeclared assets.
They further challenged on those abroad tours that she didn’t mention anywhere. The court learned the argument of both parties and later rejected the petition filed against her. She again became a member of the Senate Assembly after winning the 2018 Senate Elections.
Sadiq Khaqan Abbasi Disqualification
Soon after taking an oath, her dual Nationality case was again questioned by another PTI member, Dr. Yasmeen, and Sadia proved guilty this time. The supreme court dismissed her Senate post, and she had to resign on 17th October 2018.