Ms. Zeb Jaffar


Assembly Tenure: 2008-2013 (15th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Member: Public Accounts Committee No.I
  • Profession(s)
  • Businessperson
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Ch. Jaffar Iqbal
  • Marital Status
  • Un-Married
  • Place of Birth
  • Haiderabad
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 9th April 2008

Personal Career & Interests

Miss Zeb Jaffar is the daughter of Ch Muhammad Jaffar Iqbal, a senior Parliamentarian and Chief of the Gujjar Tribe and is the grand-daughter of Ch Muhammad Iqbal of Chalianwala, also an ex-Parliamentarian. She was born at Hyderabad. She did her Senior Cambridge from Murree Convent Jesus & Mary and graduated in 2001 from Kinnaird College, Lahore. She obtained the degree of MA (International Relations) from Middlesex University, London in 2005. She started her political career in 1997 and was elected as Vice Chairperson, District Council, Rahim Yar Khan. In 2002 and 2008, she contested general election for NA-193. She belongs to a renowned political family. Her grandfather remained MLA during 1962-65, 1965-70 and as MPA during 1977, as Member Majlis-e-Shura during 1978-85 and MNA during 1985-88. Her father served as Advisor to Chief Minister, Provincial Minister for Health and Deputy Speaker, National Assembly during 1997 and her mother was MNA during 1985, 2002 and is sitting MNA. Miss Zeb Jaffar has travelled to Europe, USA, UAE, Hong Kong, Singapore and Saudi Arabia. She takes keen interest in languages and culture. Presently, she is working for special education and has set up her own NGO for this purpose. She has been elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in general elections 2008 against one of the sixty-six seats reserved for women

Permanent Contact

Visits to other countries

Country Purpose of Visit Duration
United States Business 2007
Hong Kong Private Tour 1996
Saudi Arabia Umrah 2000

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Father Ch. Muhammad Jaffer Iqbal National Assembly of Pakistan 1997-1999
Mother Ishrat Ashraf National Assembly of Pakistan 2008-till Date