Shujaat Hussain

Pakistani businessman

Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain (Punjabi: چوہدری شجاعت حسین; Urdu: چودھری شجاعت حسین; born 27 January 1940) is a senior Pakistani conservative politician and businessman.[1][2] He was the 16th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 30 June 2004 until 28 August 2004.[3] Hussain has been party president of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q) since 2003.


Shujaat Hussain
چودھری شجاعت حسین
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16th Prime Minister of Pakistan
In office
30 June 2004 – 23 August 2004
PresidentPervez Musharraf
Preceded byZafarullah Khan Jamali
Succeeded byShaukat Aziz
Leader of Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
Assumed office
1 January 2003
Preceded byMian Muhammad Azhar
27th & 29th Minister of Interior
In office
25 February 1997 – 12 October 1999
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Preceded byOmar Khan Afridi(Acting)
Succeeded byMoinuddin Haider
In office
9 November 1990 – 18 July 1993
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Balakh Sher Mazari (Acting)
Nawaz Sharif
Preceded byMian Zahid Sarfraz (Acting)
Succeeded byFateh Khan Bandial (Acting)
Minister for Railways
In office
7 August 1998 – 9 November 1999
PresidentRafiq Tarar
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Preceded bySardar Muhammad Yaqub Khan Nasar
Succeeded byLt. Gen. R. Javed Ashraf
Chairman Senate Committees on Defence Production and Aviation
In office
1993–1997
Federal Minister for Defence Production
In office
1987–1988
PresidentMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Prime MinisterMuhammad Khan Junejo
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting
In office
1986–1988
PresidentMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Prime MinisterMuhammad Khan Junejo
Federal Minister for Industries and Production
In office
1985–1988
PresidentMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Prime MinisterMuhammad Khan Junejo
Member of the Senate of Pakistan (Senator from Punjab)
In office
2009–2015
In office
1993–1997
ConstituencyPunjab, Pakistan
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
2002–2007
ConstituencyNA-105 (Gujrat-I)
In office
1997–1999
In office
1990–1993
In office
1988–1990
In office
1985–1988
In office
1980–1985
ConstituencyNA-105 (Gujrat-I)
Personal details
Born (1940-01-27) 27 January 1940 (age 82)
Gujrat, Punjab, British India
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (Q)
Other political
affiliations
Pakistan Muslim League (before 1988)
Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (1988-1993)
Pakistan Muslim League (N) (1993-2002)
Children3 including Chaudhry Salik Hussain
FatherChaudhry Zahoor Elahi
RelativesChaudhry family
ResidenceLahore, Pakistan
Alma materForman Christian College University (B.B.A)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Anwar Syed. "Split in the PML-Q". Dawn Archives, Anwar Syed. Archived from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  2. PEC. "Shujaat Hussain". Pakistan Election Commissioner. Pakistan Election Commissioner. Archived from the original on 5 May 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  3. Administrator (8 October 2004). "Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain Becomes Prime Minister". Story of Pakistan. Archived from the original on 5 May 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. This very thinking led the Pakistan Muslim League and its allied parties to select Finance Minister Shaukat Aziz as the next executive head of the country. My nomination by Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali and nomination of Shaukat Aziz after consulting the President were in line with the set traditions. There should be no hue and cry over such technicalities