Pir Sabir Shah

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Pir Sabir Shah
پير صابر شاہ
Born 1955
Sirikot
Other names Syed Muhammad Sabir Shah
Occupation Politician
Known for Chief Minister and President PML(N), KPK, Pir of Qadri Sect
Relatives Professor A Jamil Khan S.I

Syed Muhammad Sabir Shah or more commonly as Pir Sabir Shah is a Pakistani politician from the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. He served as the 18th Chief Minister of the province from 20 October 1993 to 25 February 1994.[1] He was advisor to Prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif from 1997 to 1999.

Family

Pir Sabir Shah hails from a religious family of Syeds settled in Sirikot in Haripur. They are linked to the Qadiri Sufi order.[2][3]

Education

Pir Sabir Shah studied at a school at Sirikot. He completed his bachelor's degree from Government College, Abbottabad then earning the Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Peshawar.

Political career

Pir Sabir Shah contested the 1985 elections and won as an independent candidate. He was asked by the Muslim League to join them. A grand jirga was called at Shatalo Shareef, Sirikot. They agreed to let him join the Pakistan Muslim League. He won elections in 1988, 1990, 1993 and 1997 contesting from his constituency PF-43 (Provincial Frontier −43) of Haripur.

He served as the 18th Chief Minister of the province from 20 October 1993 to 25 February 1994.

References

  1. ^ http://www.pap.gov.pk/pro-ass/nwfp.htm#cm Archived 2007-12-19 at the Wayback Machine. pap.gov.pk
  2. ^ "Pir Sabir Shah". Retrieved 2016-09-16. 
  3. ^ "HARIPUR HAZARA". loveharipur.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2016-09-16. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Mufti Muhammad Abbas (Caretaker)
Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
1993–1994
Succeeded by
Aftab Ahmad Sherpao
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