BiographySheikh Rashid Shafiq is a nephew of Sheikh Rasheed who is the current Railway Minister.
CareerRashid Shafiq is a chairman of UC-60 Rawalpindi and is also a politician who started his political career for a long time. In 2002 he contested the by-Elections for the NA-56 (Rawalpindi VII) constituency against Pakistan Muslim League member Hanif Abbasi but unfortunately got defeat.
Contesting the NA 60 by-ElectionsRashid Shafiq is going to contest the by-Elections from NA 60 which will be held on 14th October 2018 and has submitted his nomination papers. PML-N's Hanif Abbasi was sentenced to jail for the money Laundering case so PMLn's Sajjad Khan has submitted the papers against Rashid Shafiq for NA 60. Muhammad Saleem Akhtar Khan has been appointed the returning officer for NA-60.
Winner of by-elections 2018Sheikh Rashid Shafiq, member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has won the by-Elections which held on 14th October 2018 from the NA 60 by securing 6874 votes while his opponent Sajjad Khan, member of Pakistan Muslim League lost this battle by securing 4181 votes. Sheikh Rashid wins the seat with a margin of few thousand votes.
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