A veteran Politician Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, a key person of Awami Muslim league is a retired Businessman and politician. He is serving as a prominent figure of National Assembly.
Age of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed
Date of birth is 6th of November 1950.
Education of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed
Born in Bhabra Bazaar, Rawalpindi .he was primarily raised in Rawalpindi. He attended Polytechnic College and then moved to the Gordon College, Rawalpindi
After completion of his high school, he moved to Lahore to attend University of Punjab. He graduated with MA degree in Political Science in 1982. He also earned a BA degree in Law. Throughout his studies, he has been a shinning star and leader of student union. Besides his native language he speaks some basic Arabic. In his hometown he is famous as Farzand-e-Rawalpindi.
Political Career of Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed
His political career started as a student in the year 1990.
All through his career, he has been a member of Federal Cabinet from 1992 to 1997. His selection as Federal Minister for information and Broadcasting gained massive national attention. In 2006, he was appointed as a Federal Minister for Railways.
Later on, he served National Assembly as a Minister on foreign affairs. In 1985, he was elected to National assembly for the first time. Once elected, he gained a lot of support since then has been elected to national assembly five time from Rawalpindi Constituency. Sheikh Rasheed served National Assembly under the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and was very close to him. Later in 2002, Rasheed Ahmed left PML-N and joined PML-Q. He got ministry in 2002 election and was made senior president of the party.
For the first time in 2008, he was unsuccessful in elections. His political career became almost inactive in 2008 but his defeat led to creation of his own party named Awami Muslim League, Pakistan.He has been targeted by militants numerous times but remained unhurt in all deadly attacks.
Contacting Sheikh Rasheed
Permanent Address: Lal Havelli, Rawalpindi
Contact Number: 0300-8554242
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