Current Political Party

Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz

Political Career Profile

Member National Assembly 1985-88(PML); 1988-90 (PML-F); 1997-99(PML-N);Member Provincial Assembly Punjab1972-75(PPP) ;Chairperson District Council Jhang 1979-83;Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting 1990-93;Advisor to Prime Minister for Population Welfare May-Nov 1991;Ambassador of Pakistan to the US 1991-93;Federal Minister (Interim Govt) for Social Welfare and Education 1996;Federal Minister for Population Welfare; and S&T 1997-99;Joined PML-Q; Joined Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians 2006. During the general election, in 2013, Abida Hussain supported the PML-N candidate in Jhang by-elections, and ran her daughter's successful campaign to be elected for the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on the platform of the PML(N).

Constituency Place

Jhang III