Sanaullah Zehri (Politician)

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Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri is the Chief Minister of Balochistan. He is the leader of Zehri tribe and chief of Jhalawan. Zehri succeeded Abdul Malik Baloch on 24 December 2015 as part of the Murree tribal power sharing agreement. Zehri is the central president of the Pakistan Muslim League (N)'s Balochistan branch and a confidant of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
On 7 June 2013, Zehri was appointed senior minister of Balochistan with portfolios of communication works, mines, minerals and industries.[1]Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri is the Chief Minister of Balochistan  
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Sanaullah Zehri

  • Nationality:


  • Education:

    Balochistan University (BA)

  • Religion:


  • Senior Minister of Balochistan In office:

    7 June 2013 – 24 December 2015

  • Senior Minister of Balochistan In office Governor:

    Muhammad Khan Achakzai

  • Pakistan Senator from Balochistan In office:

    27 December 1997 – 12 October 1999

  • Pakistan Senator from Balochistan In office Preceded by:

    Sandiq Bugti

  • Pakistan Senator from Balochistan In office Succeeded by:

    Israr Ullah Zehri

  • 15th Chief Minister of Balochistan Incumbent Assumed office:

    24 December 2015

  • 15th Chief Minister of Balochistan Incumbent Governor:

    Muhammad Khan Achakzai

  • 15th Chief Minister of Balochistan Incumbent Preceded by:

    Abdul Malik Baloch

  • Member of Balochistan Assembly Incumbent Assumed office:

    7 June 2013

  • Member of Balochistan Assembly Incumbent Governor:

    Muhammad Khan Achakzai

  • Member of Balochistan Assembly Incumbent Constituency:

    PB-50 (Khuzdar-I)

  • Citizenship :


  • Permanent Contact:

    Jhalawan House, Anjeera PO Zehri, Khuzdar.

  • Present Contact:

    A-4 Zarghoon Road, Quetta Off: 081-9202560 Res:081-2835323 Mob:0333-2207522 Fax:081-9202702

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  • Born
  • Date:

    4 August 1961

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  • Family
  • Children:

    Mir Sikandar, Hamza Khan Zehri, Sikander Khan Zehri

  • Parents:

    Sardar Doda Khan Zehri

  • Siblings :

    Mir Meharullah Zehri

  • Cabinet:

    Government of Balochistan, Pakistan

  • Career
  • Political Party:

    Pakistan Muslim League


Sanaullah Zehri
Sanaullah Zehri
Sanaullah Zehri was born in Zehri family of Gujjars in Anjeera in Khuzdar District, Balochistan, Pakistan, on 4 August 1961. His father, Sardar Doda Khan Zehri, was a tribal leader and an activist in the Pakistan Movement who played a crucial role in gathering Balochistan's support for the cause of Pakistan.He graduated with a BA degree in political science in 1983 from Balochistan University.Upon graduating from Balochistan University, he ran in the 1990 Balochistan Assembly general elections, performing well on the PML(N)'s conservative platform.During this time, he campaigned for local government in Balochistan. In 1997, he contested and triumphed in a senate election, representing Balochistan until 1999. Zehri ran for the PB-50 (Khuzdar-I) constituency on the National Party's platform during the 2002 general election. He served as the provincial minister of prisons and tribal affairs until 2003.In 2008, the National Party boycotted the general elections. Zehri disagreed with the move, left the party, and in February he won a seat in the Assembly under his own, newly founded National Party Parliamentarians. In September 2006, Zehri participated in a loya jirga called by the Khan of Kalat, Mir Suleman Dawood Jan, following the death of Akbar Bugti.On 6 January 2010, he joined the Pakistan Muslim League. In August 2011, Baloch was selected by PML(N) as the assistant secretary general of the PML-N for Balochistan.In 2013, Zehri defended his constituency on PML (N)'s platform and was initially named as candidacy for Chief Minister of Balochistan.However, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif instead approved the appointment of Abdul Malik Baloch to be elevated as the Chief Minister of Balochistan.On 16 April 2013, Zehri escaped an assassination attempt on his life when his convey came under a bomb attack in his native Khuzdar district. The attack killed his son, Sikander Zehri, brother Mir Meharullah Zehri and nephew Mir Zaid. The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), accepted responsibility for the attack on Zehri.On 7 June 2013, Zehri was appointed senior minister of Balochistan.[2] Sanaullah Zehri  biograaphy 

Zehri thanks Pak Navy for welfare education projects

Sanaullah Zehri
Sanaullah Zehri
KARACHI: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has lauded Pakistan Navy for establishing Cadet College at Ormara and said that beside commitment to safeguarding the sea frontier of the motherland, PN has always remained proactive in welfare oriented projects.He expressed these views while addressing as Chief Guest at the first Parent’s day of Cadet College Ormara held on Saturday, said a PN statement.He added that from providing hospitals and medical facilities in Balochistan to provisioning of quality education through a network of  schools and colleges stretching along the coastal belt of Makran, PN has dedicated itself for the service of the countrymen.He further highlighted that in the wake of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) the importance of college in this area has increased manifolds and he can foresee the college converting into a centre of educational excellence on national level, the credit goes to the parents for reposing confidence in CCO and trusting them to shape the future of their children. Earlier in his address, the Principal Cadet College Ormara Commodore Masood Ul Hasan thanked the Chief Minister and the parents for coming long way and gracing the occasion. He highlighted that the college produced 100% result in the board exams held under Federal Board and the college has also earned laurels in various extra and co- curricular activities. The event was followed by cadets PT, gymnastic, martial arts, rifle drill and science exhibition. The hallmark of the event was the unique way of welcoming the guests through traditional naval semaphore flag signaling.The event was attended by a large number of government officials, service and personnel parents.Various performances of Cadets on traditional military band added colour to the ceremony and received standing ovation from the audience.[3] Zehri thanks Pak Navy for welfare, education projects 

No compromise on Balochistan security CM Zehri

PML-N's Sanaullah Zehri elected CM Balochistan
PML-N's Sanaullah Zehri elected CM Balochistan
QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that no compromise would be made on security of the province. “We are in a state of war, no negligence would be tolerated in this connection,” he added.He was presiding over a high level meeting on law and order situation of Balochistan to review the security situation of Quetta and other areas following a suicide blast at Satellite Town area of the provincial capital.The chief minister directed law enforcement agencies to take strict action against terrorists, their facilitators and those who provide them shelter to commit heinous crime against innocent people.The meeting was attended by provincial ministers, Mir Sarfraz Bugti, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Chief Secretary Balochistan Saifullah Chattha, IG Police Ahsan Mehboub and other higher authorities.IG Police briefed Chief Minister Balochistan about the suicide blast at polio centre at Satellite Town area of the city and security measures taken after the incident. Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri strongly denounced the suicide attack and expressed his determination that such acts of terrorism could not deter government resolve to maintain peace and order.“It is our responsibility to protect life and property of every citizen. The sacrifices of police and other law enforcement agencies rendered for the sake of peace in the province would always be remembered,” he said, adding that their sacrifices would not go waste.The chief minister directed law enforcement agencies to expedite their efforts to get rid of terrorism and adopt a coordinated strategy in exchanging information to foil nefarious designs of anti-social elements.“All available resources should be utilized for the security of life and property of the citizens,” he directed, adding that law enforcement agencies should play their effective role to ensure security of people without having difference of “A” or “B” areas.Meanwhile, Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri accompanied by other MPAs attended funeral prayer of police officials who embraced martyrdom in the suicide blast. He also visited CMH to inquire about the health of injured.[4] No compromise on Balochistan security: CM Zehri 

Zehri elected new Balochistan CM

QUETTA: Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has been elected unopposed as new Chief Minister of Balochistan. During Balochistan Assembly session, which was summoned for election of Speaker and Chief Minister, no one filed nomination papers for the top slot. Eventually, Zehri was declared as new Chief Minister. He replaced Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik who tendered his resignation on Wednesday to Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai in accordance with the ‘Murree Accord’ after serving for two-and-a-half years in the office.Earlier, Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani the PML-N was elected unopposed as new Speaker Balochistan Assembly. She is first ever woman in the history of Balochistan to take up the post. The seat was lying vacant after then Speaker Balochistan Assembly Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali had tendered his resignation following the party’s instructions.Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani was elected Member Balochistan Assembly in 2013 on the ticket of PML-N for reserve seat for woman in the Balochistan Assembly.She had remained Provincial Minister for Prosecution in the government of Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani. She is a law graduate, senior lawyer and senior office-bearer of scouts association.[5] Zehri elected new Balochistan CM 


Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri has resigned today on 9th January 2018 , Tuesday.According to sources Zehri reached Governor House to meet Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai. Sources claimed that he presented his resignation to the governor during meeting. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday arrived in the provincial capital to try to save PML-N-led coalition government, which appeared to be slipping through the fingers of the ruling party. Landing of the prime minister and three other central PML-N figures in Quetta shows that Zehri is in deep trouble. [6] Zehri Resigns

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