Shehryar Khan Afridi (Politician)

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Shehryar Khan Afridi also famous as Sheryar Afridi is a Pakistani politician.He was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (MNA) from June 2013.He is associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI) Political Party.

Title Description
Personal
Name: Shehryar Khan Afridi
In Urdu: شہریار خان آفریدی
Famous As: Politician
Nationality: Pakistani
Residence: Islamabad Pakistan
Religion: Islam
Profession: Politics
Nominated by his Party: Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan
Defeated: Mr. Gohar Mohammad Khan Bangash
Province : Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
Mobile No: +92 300 5275258
Email : shehryar.na14@na.gov.p
Born
Date: 12 March 1971
Family
Parents: Haji Nadar Shah Afridi (Father)
Career
Political Party: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)
Serve As: Member
In Office
Role: Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Dates: 1 June 2013
Constituency : NA-14 (Kohat)


Biography

Shehryar Khan Afridi commonly known as Shehryar Afridi is a Pakistani politician, parliamentarian and a prominent member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Afridi was elected a member of national assembly on a ticket of Tehreek-e-Insaf from NA-14 ( Kohat) in 2013. Afridi is the son of Haji Nadar Shah Afridi a prominent politician and parliamentarian in 90's.[1]  Biography 

Political Career

Afridi participated for the seat of National Assembly of Pakistan as an independent candidate from Constituency NA-14 Kohat in general election 2002.But he was unsuccessful and lost the seat to a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal.[2] Result Afridi was nominated to the National Assembly (MNA) as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from Constituency NA-14 Kohat in general election, 2013.[3] Nominated His National Assembly membership was suspended in October 2016 by the Election Commission of Pakistan due to his failing to file the statement of his assets and liabilities.[4] Successful

Election 2013

PTI candidate, Shehryar Afridi son of Haji Nadar Shah Afridi defeated Gohar Mohammad Khan Bangash of JUI-F to win this seat for PTI. 67742 votes were polled in his favour while 31886 votes were bagged by the runner-up Mr. Gohar Mohammad Khan Bangash. Shehryar Afridi has also been nominated by his party as a candidate for the speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan where he is contesting against Sardar Ayaz Sadiq of PML-N.[5]  Election 2013 

Contact Information

  1. Permanent Address: Mohallah Garhi Risaldar, Hangu Road, Kohat
  2. Local Address: G-408, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad
  3. Contact Number: +92 300 5275258
  4. Email:shehryar.na14@na.gov.pk[6]  Contact Information 

Minister of Interior

Shehryar Khan Afridi is all set to take an oath as a Minister of Interior today on 28th August 2018. He is a member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and is in the party for many years. Imran Khan has approved his appointment of becoming the Miniter of the interior which earlier he decided to keep the control by himself. During 2018 Elections he was also elected as a member of National Assembly.

Strengthening ties with Iran

Shehryar Khan, a minister of state said that we are trying to strengthen our relationship with Iran. In an interview with an Iranian agency, he said that our relationship will grow better and better with the passage of time. He went on saying that “We want to take our relationship with Iran at a level where it can become a precedent for other countries of the world,”

Shehryar Afridi seeks a report on an attack on cameraman

The Minister of State Shehryar Afridi took the notice on an incident which took place yesterday where the Nawaz Sharif's guard beat the cameraman of SAMMA News abruptly. After this incident he asked to the Islamad IG “This is Pakistan's commitment to all its citizens that the law will be equal for all," he said while addressing media in Islamabad. “Be it a journalist or a common man, no one is authorized to take the law into his/her own hands.”

Shehryar Afridi nephew arrested for possessing drugs

Talal Nadir, the nephew of Interior Minister Shehryar Khan Afridi has been arrested for owning the drugs. According to the sources 1 kg of drugs has been found in his car. On asking about the arrestment Shehryar Khan said that no one is above the law, not even my relatives. Prior, PML-N official Hina Pervaiz Butt presented a design in the Punjab Assembly to denounce the revelation of drugs from Shehryar Khan's nephew.