Zeb Jaffar

Zeb Jaffar (Urdu: زیب جعفر) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, since August 2018. Previously she was a member of the National Assembly from June 2013 to May 2018.

Pakistani politician
Zeb Jaffar
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
Constituency Reserved seat for women
In office
1 June 2013  31 May 2018
Constituency Reserved seat for women
Personal details
Born Hyderabad, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Parent(s) Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal Gujjar (father)[1]
Begum Ishrat Ashraf (mother)
Relatives Chaudhry Muhammad Omar Jaffar (brother)
Maiza Hameed (cousin)
Zaka Ashraf (uncle)

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She was born in Hyderabad, Pakistan to Begum Ishrat Ashraf and Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal.[2]

She received her early education at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Murree before graduating from Kinnaird College, Lahore in 2001.[2]

She received her M.A.degree in International Relations from Middlesex University, London in 2005.[2]

She began her political career in 1997 after getting elected as Vice Chairperson, District Council, Rahim Yar Khan.[2]

She ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency NA-193 (Rahim Yar Khan-II) in 2002 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. She received 23,004 votes and lost the seat to Syed Tanveer Hussain Syed, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[3]

She ran for the seat of the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-193 (Rahim Yar Khan-II) and as an independent candidate from Constituency NA-196 (Rahim Yar Khan-V) in 2008 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. She received 24,831 votes from Constituency NA-193 (Rahim Yar Khan-II) and lost the seat to Mian Abdul Sattar, and received 363 votes from Constituency NA-196 (Rahim Yar Khan-V) and lost the seat to Javed Iqbal Warraich. In the same election, she ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-293 (Rahimyar Khan-IX) but was unsuccessful. She received 206 votes and lost the seat to Javid Akbar Dhilloon, a candidate of PPP.[4] In the same election, she was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of PML-N on a reserved seats for women.[2]

She was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N on a reserved seats for women from Punjab in 2013 Pakistani general election.[5][6]

She was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N on a seat reserved for women from Punjab in the 2018 Pakistani general election.[7]

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