Meet the Three Pakistani Expats From UAE Who Won the Election
Meanwhile, former British MP — UK’s first Muslim MP and ex-governor Punjab Mohammad Sarwar (2013 to 2015) may become the Foreign Minister in Imran Khan’s cabinet.
JUL 31, 2018: Three Pakistani expatriates living in the UAE have won seats in the general elections held on July 25, report the Gulf News .
Two of them have been elected on the National Assembly seats while one has been declared successful on the provincial assembly seat in Punjab. A total of seven Pakistani expatriates from the UAE had contested in the elections. This is the highest number overseas Pakistanis ever contested in the country’s general elections in a bid to be part of the parliament.
One of the winners from UAE is Chaudhary Noorul Hassan Tanveer, a Dubai based prominent businessman and President of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the Middle East. He won on the National Assembly seat from southern Punjab defeating Ejazul Haq, son of former military dictator General Ziaul Haq.
The second National Assembly seat was won by Khayal Zaman Khan, a Dubai based real estate developer, who contested the election under the banner of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). This is the second time he has been elected to the National Assembly.
Ehsanul Haq Bajwa, a Dubai- based businessman has also won for the second time on the provincial assembly seat in Punjab. He belongs to PML-N. Two other candidates of PML-N Mohammad Shafi, an Abu Dhabi based businessman, and Azad Ali Tabassam, a Sharjah based businessman, lost the elections.
The winning expats are expected to surrender their Aqamas or face expulsion from the assembly, said one observer.
Meanwhile, former British MP — UK’s first Muslim MP and ex-governor Punjab Mohammad Sarwar (2013 to 2015) may become the Foreign Minister in Imran Khan’s cabinet, according to a media report.
Sarwar was Labor MP for Glasgow Govan and Glasgow Central from 1997 to 2010, and is expected to serve under the country’s new prime minister, Imran Khan, wrote Herald Scotland.
Born is Faisalbad, Mr Sarwar, 65, moved to Scotland in the early 1970s and became a millionaire by building a cash-and-carry business with his brother.
His son Anas Sarwar is a former Labour MP and current Labour MSP for Glasgow.
The former British Pakistani had quit PML-N party and the Punjab governiship to join hands with Imran Khan in his party PTI which has won largest number of seats in the lower house.
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