Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah

Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah (Politician)

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Muzaffar Shah also famous as Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah is a Pakistani politician.He is a member of Senate of Pakistan.Muzaffar Shah remained Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Sindh for seven years in 1986, 1987 and partly 1988.He belongs from Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F).

Title Description
Name: Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah
In Urdu: سید مظفر حسین شاہ‬
Famous As: Senate of Pakistan
Nationality: Pakistani
Residence: Karachi Sindh
Education: MA,LLB
Religion: Islam
Profession: Politician
Tenure: March 2012 to March 2018
Province: Sindh
Seat Description: General
Designation: Senator
Oath Taking Date: 12-03-2012
Date: 1945
Place: Karachi Pakistan
Children: One Son
Parents: Ghulam Haider Shah (Father)
Siblings : Two Sisters
Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F)
Serve As: Candidate
In Office
Role: Member of the Senate of Pakistan
Dates: March 2015


Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah was born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He belongs to Syed family of Mirpurkhas, Sindh. He has two sisters and the only son. Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah did Senior Cambridge from Karachi Grammar School in 1959, B.Sc. in Microbiology.He also did Zoology from D. J. Science College in 1962-63, M.A. in International Relations from University of Karachi in 1963-64.He did LLB from Sindh Muslim Law College at Karachi in 1963-64. He was position holder not only in M.A. but also in LLB. Muzaffar Hussain Shah was one of the best debater in English , urdu and Sindhi languages.[1]  Biography  Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah's family have sufficient agriculture holdings at Pithoro, Shadi Palli and Umerkot.

Political Career

Syed Muzafar Hussain shah entered politics in 1980.He was Minister for Industries & Mineral Development, Government of Sindh from 1983-84.He also remained Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Sindh for seven years in 1986, 1987 and partly 1988.Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah was elected as a member of senate during the senate elections of 2012. He took the oath and assumed office on 12th March, 2012. His six years long term will end in March 2018. His seat description is Technocrats including Ulema. Currently he is associated with a number of committees of Senate, namely; The Drafting Committee of the Committee of the Whole, Business Advisory Committee, The Performance of PIA, Oversight Committee, Bipartisan Special Oversight Committee, Delegated Legislation, The Right to Information Bill, 2016, Ethics, Foreign Affairs, Law and Justice, Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges and The Project of China-Pak Economic Corridor. He is also serving as the chairman of The Twenty Four Demands made by Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, National Food Security and Research and Issue of Lapse of Various Foreign Scholarships committee.[2]  Political Career 

President of PML-F

Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah has served in the capacity of Senior Vice President, Pakistan Muslim League (Functional) and as a member Majlis Shoora.

Committee Member

  1. To examin the Annual Report of the Federal Public Service Commission for the Year 2015 (Chairperson Committee) 
  2. The Performance of PIA (Chairperson Committee) 
  3. The Twenty Four Demands made by Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Chairperson Committee) 
  4. National Food Security and Research (Chairperson Committee) 
  5. Issue of Lapse of Various Foreign Scholarships (Chairperson Committee) 
  6. Council of Chairmen
  7. Non Implementation of the building code and civic regulations by the CDA
  8. The Drafting Committee of the Committee of the Whole
  9. Business Advisory Committee
  10. Senate Forum for Policy Research
  11. The Performance of PIA
  12. Special Oversight Committee
  13. Bipartisan Special Oversight Committee
  14. Delegated Legislation
  15. Ethics
  16. Foreign Affairs
  17. To examine the issue of non-implementation of the decesions of the House
  18. Law and Justice
  19. Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges
  20. The Project of China-Pak Economic Corridor[3]  Committee Member 

Career Distribution

  1. Senior Vice President, Pakistan Muslim League( Functional) (1980) 
  2. Member Majlis Shoora (1980-1982)
  3. Minister for Industries Govt of Sindh(1983-1984)
  4. Speaker Provincial Assembly Sindh(1986-1988)
  5. Minister Law, Parliamentary Affairs, Agriculture Land Utilization, 
  6. Minister Coordination, Govt of Sindh (1990-1992)
  7. Chief Minister Sindh (1992-1993)
  8. Speaker Provincial Assembly Sindh(2002-2008)
  9. Member Parliament(Senator: 2012 to 2018)

Visits to Other Countries

Country Purpose of visit Duration
Canada Delegation 20 Days
Egypt Delegation 16 Days
Fiji[4]  Visits to Other Countries  Delegation 15 Days
France Delegation 28 Days
India Delegation 14 Days
Italy Delegation 24 Days
Maldives Delegation 12 Days
Nigeria Delegation 16 Days
South Africa Delegation 15 Days
Sri Lanka Delegation 20 Days
Thailand Delegation 10 Days
Turkey Delegation 15 Days
United Kingdom Delegation 22 Days
United States Delegation 15 Days

Senate Election Results 2018

From Sindh, MQM's Barrister Farogh Naseem and PML-Functional's Muzaffar Hussain Shah were elected on general seats, Dawn NewsTV reported. PPP led the chart in Sindh, however, with outgoing Senate chairman Mian Raza Rabbani, Mola Bakhsh Chandio, Mohammad Ali Jamot, Imamuddin Shauqeen and Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar being elected to general seats. Sikandar Mendhro and Rukhsana Zuberi, also from the PPP, were elected on technocrat seats. Krishna Kohli and Quratulain Marri were elected to women's seats. Krishna Kohli's election is particularly historic: she will be the first Dalit woman to sit in Pakistan's Senate. Anwar Laal Deen was elected to the minorities seat.[5]  Senate Election Results 2018 

Contact Information

  1. Home Number: +92 21 34545907 
  2. Mobile Number: +92 346 2289691 
  3. Local Address: A-204, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad
  4. Permanent Address: 43/8/H Block-6, PECHS, Karachi

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