Shehbaz Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif (Politician)

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Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif is the leading figure of mainstream political party PML (N) led by his brother Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. He is a politician of high calibre who leads from front. Has a charismatic personality who has always attracted the support of public. He stands firm on his stance and is a bold politician who never fears is rivals. Mr Shahbaz Sharif holds the official position of Leader of House in 16th Punjab Assembly whose tenure spans from 2013 till date. He belongs to constituency PP-159 (Lahore-XXIII). He is a famous personality among youth who had been the centre of motivation in Punjab Youth Festivals.

Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif is a leader of national level who is well aware of his community needs. He has always been an active participant in relief efforts and making his community stronger. He is married and living a happy life. His father Mian Muhammad Sharif was also a proud son of proud nation. He was a business man and was an influential personality at national level. His son Hamza Shahbaz Sharif is a young blood who is also a cherished personality among youth. Recently his laptop scheme program has also earned him public support.[1] Awam Politics Shahbaz sharif biography

Title Description
Name: Shehbaz Sharif
Famous As: Khadim-e-Alla
Nationality: Pakistani
President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Succeeded by: Nawaz Sharif
13th, 14th and 16th Chief Minister of Punjab Incumbent Assumed office: 8 June 2013
13th, 14th and 16th Chief Minister of Punjab President: Mamnoon Hussain
13th, 14th and 16th Chief Minister of Punjab Prime Minister: Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
13th, 14th and 16th Chief Minister of Punjab Governor: Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana
13th, 14th and 16th Chief Minister of Punjab Preceded by: Najam Sethi
13th, 14th and 16th Chief Minister of Punjab Mojority: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) In office : 30 September 2009 – 27 July 2010
President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Vice President: Ghaus Ali Shah
President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Preceded by: Chaudhry Nisar
Religion: Islam
Profession: Politician
Date: 23 September 1951
Place: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Spouse: Begum Nusrat (1973–1993) Aaliya Honey (1993–1994) Tehmina Durrani (m. 2003)
Children: 6 (including Hamza Sharif)
Parents: Shamim and Muhammad Sharif
Siblings : Nawaz Sharif
Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Old Political Affiliations: PML-N
In Office
Dates: 8 June 2008 – 26 March 2013
Prime Minister: Yousaf Raza Gillani Raja Parvez Ashraf Mir Hazar Khan Khoso
Governor: Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood Latif Khosa Salmaan Taseer
Preceded By: Dost Muhammad Khosa
Succeeded By: Najam Sethi
Date: 20 February 1997 – 12 October 1999

Second term as Chief Minister

Shahbaz Sharif

Shahbaz Sharif

On 8 June 2008, Sharif was elected as Chief Minister of Punjab [2] Punjab Pakistan  receiving 265 votes from the members of the 371-seat provincial assembly. He was the only candidate, and the Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PMLN-Q) [3] Pakistan Muslim league Q  boycotted the vote. Speaking after his election, he called on Musharraf to resign. He won a vote of confidence on 9 June, receiving 266 votes. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif congratulating Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir on the landslide victory in Gilgit Baltistan His second term as Chief Minister lasted until 25 February 2009, when a three-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, headed by Justice Moosa K. Leghari, declared him ineligible to contest elections, took away his seat in the Punjab Assembly, and thereby removed him from office.On 31 March 2009, a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court overturned an earlier decision of the apex court, in which Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif were disqualified from holding public office. As a result, Shehbaz returned to office as Chief Minister.

CMs Special Monitoring Unit

Special Monitoring Unit (SMU) is an initiative of Mr Shehbaz Sharif. CM's Special Monitoring Unit (SMU) Law and Order is an entity of the Government of Punjab and an essential part of the Chief Minister's Office. The unit is responsible for monitoring and implementation of various projects across Punjab. The unit is directly accountable to the CM and the citizens of the province of Punjab. Since its inception in August 2014, SMU has already introduced ground breaking reforms in Law & Order wing that are currently in implementation stage. These include but are not limited to: Violence Against Women Centres (VAWC) – Provision of all facilities under one roof (including First Aid, FIR lodging, Prosecutor, Medical Examination, Forensics, Post Trauma Rehabilitation, Psychologist Consulting, Dar-ul-Amaans and Placement into Society) Dealer Vehicle Registration System (D.V.R.S) – Citizen convenience by vehicle registration and license plate issuance at dealerships. Token Tax Identification Stickers – to eliminate inconvenient checkpoint stops Specialty plates – Customized license plates in different colours and with options for different images (relating to Culture, Disability, Personalities, Punjab Landmarks and in support of causes such as Breast Cancer, Terror Victims etc.)• Introduction of camera integrated traffic fines with zero discrimination towards violators. Vehicle owners are traced by the registration plate data and warnings are sent to the owner’s house. Model Graveyards to facilitate grieving citizens[4] Ground breaking of Shehre- Khamoshan  • Traffic Reforms including engineering, education and enforcement  • Restaurant Grading System which will give citizens the decision making power to choose restaurants based on quality and hygiene as opposed to the ambiance. Shahbaz Sharif is acknowledged even by his opponents as an outstanding administrator for his role in making Punjab a model of good governance.

Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Act 2015

CM Visits Flood-Stricken Jhang & Garh Maharaja 4th Time in 5 Days

CM Visits Flood-Stricken Jhang & Garh Maharaja 4th Time in 5 Days

The Punjab Assembly passed a long-awaited and landmark Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act 2015. This bill has 31 clauses and provides a complete system for complaint registration along with penalties for offenders. This act contains remedies for victims of violence. It also criminalise all forms of violence against women along with providing special centers providing services and protection to women against violence and abuse. Centers are being established for reconciliation and resolution of disputes. In addition, shelter homes will be built for protecting aggrieved women providing lodging and boarding facilities to the victim and children.[5] Punjab Assembly unanimously passes protection of women bill

Punjab Agriculture Conference 2016

Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif announced a package of Rs 100 billion for the development of agriculture sector. It was announced at the Punjab Agriculture Conference 2016. Representatives of farmers, agriculture experts and government gathered at one platform to make deliberations in working groups for the formulation of concrete recommendations and proposals. Through this conference, a solid policy for agriculture will be formulated. The Rs 100 billion budget will be spent on the prosperity of agriculture and farmers during the next two years. A major chunk of this budget will be allocated to research and development departments for the improvement of agriculture. In adittion, Kissan Commission will also be set up to resolve problems or farmers, developing agriculture and increasing per acre yield.[6] Agriculter convention

Prohibition of Child Labour in Brick Kilns Ordinance 2016

Punjab government under the supervision of Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif passed Prohibition of Child Labor in Brick Kilns Ordinance 2016 to eliminate child labor throughout the province of Punjab.Government of the Punjab launched a mega campaign to eliminate child labour and the ordinance offers the following package to children currently working at brick kilns in Punjab:[7] Off to School • Monthly scholarship of Rs. 1000/- to every child going to school.  • Government of Punjab to bear all educational expenses.  • Free uniform, textbooks and stationery.  • Transport facility to be extended to the children of far flung areas.  • Sum of two thousand rupees to be given to the parents of such children going to school.

Fight against Dengue

Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif

In 2011 there was a Dengue fever outbreak in Punjab. The total number of reported patients was 17,352, with loss of 252 lives in district Lahore only. The Punjab government under Chief Minister Sharif took radical and drastic measures to bring this menace completely under control. In 2012 only 182 confirmed cases were reported in district Lahore with zero mortality. The achievement was recognised and appreciated by Sri Lankan and other foreign experts.

Third term as Chief Minister

On 6 June 2013, Sharif was elected Chief Minister of Punjab for a third term with more than two-thirds majority. He secured 300 votes while his opponent Mahmoodur Rashid of PTI got 34 votes.[8]Shehbaz Sworn in as CM Punjab for Third Time, 

Punjab Budget 2016-2017

Punjab budget 2016-17 was presented on June 13 by Punjab Finance Minister Ayesha Ghaus Pasha. An accumulate budget of Rs. 1,681 billion was presented in the budget. The budget allocation for agriculture has been increased by 47%, for law and order by 48%, for health by 62%, for education by 47%, for potable water by 88%, for school education by 71% and for other developmental projects an increase by 37.5%. This budget is primarily focused on social development rather than infrastructure. From providing education to each and every kid in Punjab to women empowerment, it is a socially directed budget with unique initiatives. Some of the highlights of this budget include: A total of Rs. 256 billion has been allocated to education in Punjab budget 2016-2017. A total pf Rs. 43.83 billion has been allocated to health in Punjab budget 2016-17. Major part of this budget will be spent on revamping DHQ and THQ hospitals throughout Punjab. Punjab government has already announced a historic package of Rs. 100 billion for agriculture. Out of this package, Rs. 50 billion will be allocated to agriculture in 2016-17. Women Development & Empowerment has been given a substantial share of the budget including initiatives such as Help Desk in police stations, 40% quota for women in self-employment scheme and establishment of Women Protection Center in Multan. For empowering and supporting youth through different initiatives, Punjab government has allocated Rs. 23.3 billion in 2016-17 budget. For establishing law and order throughout the province, the Punjab government has allocated Rs. 145 billion [9] Punjab budjet

Chinas Investment Tour

Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif went on an elaborate tour to China from July 24–29. The tour not only was focused on bringing in more investment to Punjab by presenting favorable side of the province but also to celebrate 67 years of Pak-China friendship. Chief Minister traveled from Beijing to Jimo and met higher authorities of all the developmental sectors including health, energy and infrastructure. The term Punjab Speed is used in China with regard to rapid execution of projects, said the Chairman of EXIM bank in a meeting with Shehbaz Sharif. In his six days tour visiting four cities, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Chinese authorities successfully signed 20 agreements and 25 memorandum of understandings for health, energy, infrastructure and other sectors. In addition, the chief minister told the Chinese authorities that work has been started on implementation of a $46 billion investment package by China. Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif met the top management of Huawei company. In the meeting, it was decided that Huawei will incorporate its healthcare solution in one of the DHQs in Punjab free of cost. If the incorporation brings desired results, this solution will be expanded in all 36 districts of Punjab. The Chief Minister visited Beijing Friendship hospital and met the top management. In a fruitful meeting, a proposition was made to Friendship hospital that their team of experts will visit Pakistan Kidney & Liver Institute to assess the training needs and train the Pakistani doctors accordingly. At a business seminar in Shandong where 60 key companies of China were present, Vice Governor Shandong said that Shehbaz Sharif has furthered Pak-China relationship in a real sense. The chief minister ensured that best facilities will be provided to the Chinese investors and their team in Punjab.

Shahbaz Sharif elected PML-N Punjab President unopposed

Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif was elected unopposed as the president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Punjab in the recently held intra-party elections. Senior party leaders congratulated Shehbaz Sharif on being elected the president and said that it signifies people's confidence in Shehbaz Sharif's vision. On this occasion, chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said that democracy is the only way towards making Pakistan successful. He said that PMLN believes in the politics of serving people. He also said that intra-party elections will help in maintaining democratic culture which is necessary for future transition of power.[10] Shahbaz sharif elected PML-N Punjab President unopposed

Life and marriages

Sharif was born on September 23, 1951, into a Muslim family of Kashmiris in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. His father, Muhammad Sharif, was an Industrialist, who founded Ittefaq Group, while, his mother was, Shamim Akhtar. His father was from Amritsar, who migrated to Pakistan after the partition of India. He has two brothers, Abbas, and Nawaz. Nawaz is the president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) [11] Pakistan Muslim league N   and a three-time elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. His sister-in-law, Kalsoom Butt, is the First Lady of Pakistan, a three time non-consecutive term. One of his niece, Maryam Nawaz [12] Maryam Nawaz  is also involved in politics. Sharif married three times, first to his cousin, Nusrat Shehbaz. The couple married in 1973, and had two sons, Salman and Hamza, and three daughters. Hamza is also a politician, and a member of National Assembly of Pakistan. Nusrat died of illness in 1993. That same year, he married, Aliya Honey. They have a daughter together, Khadija. The couple's marriage ended in divorce, the following year, when he was in exile in Saudi Arabia. Since 2003, Sharif is married to Tehmina Durrani, the author of My Feudal Lord. He lives at his ancestral home in Lahore, Raiwind Palace, with his family.

Elected As New President

Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) is all set to choose chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif as their acting president. PML(N) has summoned central working committee meeting today on 27th Feb 2018 which would select Shehbaz Sharif to lead the party; however his permanency to be the full time president of PML(N) would be in action after 45 days through the party’s general council meeting. Last week on Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had dismissed clause 2013 of Election Act, 2017 , barred former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to preside the party based on his disqualification in panama ruling case. Clause 203 of Election Act, 2017 gave the right to a disqualified person to lead the party. [13] Elected As new president

Aspermanent president of PML-N

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has elected Shehbaz Sharif as permanent president of the party as the Central General Council met in Islamabad on Tuesday 13th of March 2018. PML-N leader Senator Asif Kirmani told media that party meeting will be held with a single point agenda to elect the new president. The meeting was scheduled for March 13. According to media reports, Shehbaz was elected uncontested as no other candidate submitted documents for the presidency of the party. Along with other leaders, Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz attended the meeting at Convention Centre, Islamabad. Shehbaz was elected as acting president of PML-N on February 27, after Supreme Court barred Nawaz Sharif from holding the presidency of a political party as he was disqualified in Panama Papers case. In February 27 meeting, PML-N also elected Nawaz Sharif as supremo of the party. [14] permanent president

Winner of NA 129 Lahore

Shahbaz Sharif who was also elected as the Prime Minister after the resignation of his brother Nawaz Sharif won from NA 129 Lahore but he lost from other 2 polling areas and couldn't become the Prime Minister of Pakistan. From NA 129 Lahore Shahbaz Sharif won by receiving 73179 votes and gave the defeat to his opponent Chaudhry Mohammed Mansha Sindhu, who is a member of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf and received only 11070 votes. 

Shehbaz Sharif arrested by NAB

Former Chief Minister of Punjab has been arrested by NAB Lahore on 5th October 2018 in the Saaf panni Case. He has been claimed of doing the corruption of 14 billion  in Asiana housing case. He will be presented before the Accountability court on 6th October 2018.  

Rearrest in RamzanSugar Mill Case

President of PMLN Shahbaz Sharif who was arrested on 5th October 2018 in a corruption Case has now again rearrested in Ramzan Sugar Mill Case on 10th November 2018. Early Morning he was presented before the Accountability Court for the hearing of his previous case where NAB told to the court that they have arrested him again for the Sugar Mill Case for illegally using public funds for the construction of a bridge linking to their mills in Chiniot, Punjab.

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