Saira Afzal Tarar

Saira Afzal Tarar

Saira Afzal Tarar

Saira Afzal Tarar is a politician who remained Minister for ‘National Health Services Regulation and Coordination’ during the Abbasi regime from 2017 to 2018. She also held the ministry of ‘National Health Services Regulation and Coordination’ from 2013 to 2017. This article has all the details about her, including Saira Afzal Tarar Biography.

Name:Saira Afzal Tarar
In Urdu:سائرہ افضل تراڑ
Famous As:Politician
Education:MSc Home Economics
Date:7th June 1966
Place:Hafizabad Pakistan
Political Party:Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Serve As:Member
In Office
Role:Minister of State for National Health Services Regulation and Coordination
Dates:7 June 2013 – 28 July 2017
President:Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister:Nawaz Sharif
Preceded By:Sania Nishtar
In Office 2
Role:Minister for National Health Services Regulation and Coordination
Dates:4 August 2017
President:Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister:Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Saira Afzal Tarar Biography

Saira Afzal Tarar Biography

Being a village resident, she faced a lot of opposition after entering politics. In her village, girls were not allowed to get an education, but her father was a supporter of girl’s education. Her relatives criticized her for receiving an education, but she completed her Master’s degree with her family’s support.

When she got elected as a National Assembly member, males of her area opposed her as her husband was abroad due to a job, but she took it as a challenge and lived in Pakistan without her family for one year. She worked vigorously and faced ups and downs bravely.

Saira believes women have to fulfill double responsibility if they want to perform and work like men. She believes that consistency and firmness is the only option to get success.

Saira Date of Birth

She was born on 7th June 1966 in Hafizabad, Pakistan. Currently, she is living in Lahore.

Education of Saira

She received primary education from Lahore’s Queen Marry School and then completed her graduation in Home Economics. Later, she took admission to Punjab University and secured an MSc degree in Home Economics.

Saira Afzal Tarar Family

Her father, Afzal Hussain, was a parliamentarian, and her father in law Rafiq Tarar was Pakistan’s former President.

Political Career

Member National Assembly

She contested for the National Assembly membership on the ticket of PML(N) from NA-102 in the Pakistani general election of  2008. In general election 2013, she was again elected to National Assembly from the same Constituency.

Saira Afzal Tarar politician


She had given the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination in 2013 in PM Nawaz Shareef’s cabinet. She ceased holding the ministerial office due to the federal cabinet’s disbanding following PM Nawaz’s resignation after the decision of Panama Papers case.

In Shahid Khanqan’s cabinet, she was given the Ministry of  ‘National Health Services Regulation and Coordination.’ In 2018 PM Mamnoon Hussain awarded her Sitara-i-Imtiaz for her public service.

Social Media Handles

Her social media accounts include