Shehryar Khan Afridi
Shehryar Khan Afridi
Shehryar Khan Afridi

Shehryar Khan Afridi is a political figure who held the Ministry of Interior from 2018-2019. He is serving as NA member since 2018. Presently, he is holding the office of Ministry of SAFRON (States & Frontier Regions) since 18th April 2019.

He served an additional post of Minister of Narcotics Control after this post became vacant due to the demise of Sardar Muhammad Mahar. Since 13th May 2020, he is working as chairman of Parliamentary Committee on Issue of Kashmir. This article has all the information about him, including Shehryar Khan Afridi Biography.

TitleDescription
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)

Shehryar Khan Afridi Biography

Shehryar Khan Afridi Biography

Shehryar Afridi is a seasoned politician who had served significant ministerial posts. As a chairperson of the Kashmir Committee, he is performing his duties brilliantly. He urges activists to collaborate with Committee and help in preserving Kashmir’s cultural heritage as Hindus are trying to uproot the heritage of Kashmir.

He is of view that in this era of information and technology efforts are made to target the culture of Pakistan and provincial and federal governments should take some vital steps for the preservation of culture. Afridi faced some hurdles in his political career as he got removed from Ministry due to his failure to show his assets. However, he is a loyal party member and is giving his best to his party and country as well.

Shehryar Date of Birth

He was born on 12th March 1971.

Education of Shehryar

He completed his Masters in IR (International Relations) from Peshawar University. He desired to join Pakistan Civil Services but could not clear the exam.

Shehryar Khan Afridi Family

He is married and father to a son and three daughters.

Political Career

General Election 2002

He contested for NA seat as an independent contestant from NA-14 Constituency in general election 2002 but failed. He secured twelve thousand and eighty-three votes and got defeated by an MMA’s (Muttahida-Majlis-e-Amal) candidate.

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General Election 2013

He won the NA seat in 2013 general election from NA-14 Constituency on PTI’S ticket and received sixty-eight thousand one hundred and twenty-nine votes. He surpassed the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam’s candidate.

General Election 2018

In 2018 general elections he got re-elected to NA from NA-32 Constituency on PTI’s ticket. He defeated MMA’s candidate Gohar Muhammad by securing eighty-two thousand two-hundred and forty-eight votes.

Interior Ministry

On 28th August 2018 Imran Khan named him as State Minister for Interior. On 31st August he took the oath as State Minister for Interior in PM Imran Khan’s federal cabinet.

Minister of SAFRON

On 18th April 2019, he gave resignation from previous Ministry and appointed as SAFRON Minister.

Additional Charge

After the demise of Sardar Ali Muhammad, Khan received an additional charge of MNC (Ministry of Narcotics Control). Later on, 29th Se 2020 PM Imran Khan approved removing him from this Ministry.

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Kashmir Committee Chairperson

He got appointed as Chairperson of Parliamentary Kashmir Committee on 13th May 2020. The Committee consisted of NA & Senate’s Senior Members.

The Committee has to perform these functions:

  1. To raise awareness at National & International level about Issues of Kashmir.
  2. To provide and solicit diplomatic, moral and political support and strength to inhabitants of J & K in their efforts for their rights according to UN resolutions.
  3. To improve and monitor the work of Organizations resolving Kashmir issue.

Controversial Act

In 2018 it was found that he used Govt resources worth Million Rupees to Redecorate and renovate his new house. Imran Khan ordered FIA to investigate this matter.

Social Media Handles

His social media account include

https://twitter.com/ShehryarAfridi1

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