Col (R)Shujah Khanzada

PP-16 (Attock-II)

Assembly Tenure: 2008-2013 (15th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Member: Communications & Works , Special Committee No. 23 (Chairperson)
  • Academic Qualifications
  • BA
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Yousaf Khanzada
  • Marital Status
  • Married
  • Children
  • 3
  • Place of Birth
  • Village: Shadi Khan
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 9th April 2008

Personal Career & Interests

Col (Retd) Shuja Khanzada (T.Bt.) son of Mr Yousaf Khanzada of village Shadi Khan comes of Yousafzai clan of Pathans. He graduated in 1966 from Islamia College, Peshawar. He was commissioned in Pakistan Army in 1967 and participated actively in 1971 Indo-Pak War. He served as Instructor/Staff Appointment during 1974-78, 1982-83, commanded 13 Lancers during 1983-85 and was awarded gallantry award “Tamgha-e-Basalat” in 1988. He was amongst the first few to reach Siachin Glacier in 1983. He was posted as Military Attache to the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC, during 1992-94; later, he was seconded to the Embassy of Pakistan, as Minister Information. An agriculturist, who served as Member, Punjab Assembly during 2002-07 and functioned as Special Assistant to the Chief Minister, Punjab and as Minister for CMIT & I&C. He has returned to the Assembly in general elections 2008 and is working as Chairman, Chief Minister’s Task Forces on Agriculture and Police Training Reforms. He has extensively traveled abroad. His grandfather, Capt Ajab Khan served as Member, Indian Legislative Assembly and his uncle, late Capt (Retd) Taj Muhammad Khanzada served as Member National/Provincial Assembly, Majlis-e-Shura during the past 40 years.

Permanent Contact

  1. 235 Zarrar Shaheed Road, Askari 9, Lahore Cantt.
  2. Village P/O Shadi Khan, District Attock.

0300-9500595 (Mobile)

Political Career

Political Party Post Tenure
Pakistan Muslim League Member 2002-2007

Visits to other countries

Country Purpose of Visit Duration
United States Official 1992-1994

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Uncle Taj Khanzada Majlis-e-Shora 1956-1999