Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi

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Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi
Minister for Industries and Production
In office
4 August 2017 – 31 May 2018
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Succeeded by Shamshad Akhtar
In office
7 June 2013 – 28 July 2017
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Ayatollah Durrani
Sindh Provincial Minister for Irrigation
In office
1997–2002
Minister for Overseas Pakistanis
In office
1993–1994
Minister for Communications
In office
10 November 1990 – 11 March 1992
Personal details
Born (1958-09-04) September 4, 1958 (age 60)[1])
Naushero Feroze, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
Other political
affiliations
National Peoples Party
(2004-13)
Relations Liaquat Ali Jatoi (cousin)
Father Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi
Alma mater Sindh University
(BA and MA)

Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi (Urdu: غلام مرتضیٰ خان جتوئی‎; born 4 September 1958) is a Pakistani politician who served as Minister for Industries and Production, in Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018. A leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Jatoi served as the Minister for Industries and Production in the third Sharif ministry.[2] and previously held the cabinet portfolios of Minister for Communications during the first Sharif's ministry from 1990 to 1992, and as Minister for Overseas Pakistanis during the Second Bhutto ministry from 1993 to 1994.[3]

Jatoi had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan representing Naushahro Feroze and served as Sindh Provincial Minister for Irrigation from 1997 to 2002 during the Sharif's second ministry.[3]

Early life and education

Jatoi was born on 4 September 1958[4] to Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi, a former caretaker prime minister of Pakistan.[5] Jatoi got his early education from Grand Folks School and St. Patrick’s College. He did his Graduation and Masters from Sindh University.[3]

Political career

Jatoi started his political career after getting elected as Chairman District Council, Nawab Shah in 1979. He was elected as a member of Provincial Assembly of Sindh for the first time in Pakistani general election, 1988 and was appointed as provincial minister for Government of Sindh where he served from 1988 to 1990.[3]

He was elected as member of National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time in Pakistani general election, 1990 and was appointed as the Minister for Communications where he served from 1990 to 1992.[3][6]

He was re-elected as the member of the National Assembly for the second time in Pakistani general election, 1993 and was appointed as Minister for Overseas Pakistanis for a brief period.[7] He was re-elected as member of Sindh Assembly in Pakistani general election, 1997 and appointed as provincial minister for Irrigation. He also held the office of Advisor to Chief Minister of Sindh on Agriculture from 2004 to 2007.[8] He was re-elected as member of National Assembly for the third time in Pakistani general election, 2008.[3]

In May 2013, his party National Peoples Party of which he was the President, merged with PML-N.[9]

He was re-elected as the member of National Assembly in Pakistani general election, 2013 and was appointed as the Minister for Industries & Production in Sharif's third ministry.[2][10]

He had ceased to hold ministerial office in July 2017 when the federal cabinet was disbanded following the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Panama Papers case decision.[11] Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi.[12][13] He was appointed as federal minister for Industry and Production.[14][15] Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Jatoi ceased to hold the office as Federal Minister for Industries and Production.[16]

References

  1. ^ et. al. "PILDAT profile". Pakistan Institute of Legislation and Transparency. Archived from the original on 24 September 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b Correspondent, The Newspaper's (15 November 2014). "Jatoi hints at quitting cabinet". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Profile Minister". www.moip.gov.pk/. Ministry of Industries & Production. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Detail Information". 24 September 2014. Archived from the original on 24 September 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Relation with Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi". Dawn. 21 Nov 2009. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  6. ^ "List of ministers". 202.83.164.29. Ministry of Communication. Archived from the original on 31 October 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Profile Minister". www.moip.gov.pk. Ministry of Industries & Production. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Wheat issue price fixed at Rs465 per 40kg". DAWN.COM. 5 September 2007. Archived from the original on 8 November 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  9. ^ "NPP Merged with PML-N". Pakistan Today. 17 May 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Oath as Minister". Pakistan Today. 8 June 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  11. ^ "PM Nawaz Sharif steps down; federal cabinet stands dissolved". Daily Pakistan Global. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  12. ^ "A 43-member new cabinet sworn in". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 4 August 2017. Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  13. ^ "PM Khaqan Abbasi's 43-member cabinet takes oath today". Pakistan Today. 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  14. ^ Raza, Syed Irfan (5 August 2017). "PM Abbasi's bloated cabinet sworn in". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Bloated cabinet: Influential ministers with powerless underlings - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  16. ^ "Notification" (PDF). Cabinet division. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Minister for Communications
1990–1992
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Minister for Overseas Pakistanis
1993-1994
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Sindh Provincial Minister for Irrigation
1997-2002
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Minister for Industry and Production
2013-2017
Incumbent
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