Mr. Qasim Zia

PP-59 (Faisalabad-IX)

Assembly Tenure: 2008-2013 (15th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Member: Home Affairs
  • Academic Qualifications
  • BA
  • Profession(s)
  • Businessperson
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Mian Ziauddin
  • Marital Status
  • Married
  • Children
  • 3
  • Place of Birth
  • Lahore
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 3rd July 2008

Personal Career & Interests

Mr Qasim Zia son of Mian Zia-ud-Din was born on August 7, 1961 in Lahore and graduated in 2002. He is an Olympic Gold Medalist in the field Hockey and remained Member of Pakistan National Hockey Team during 1980-87; at present, he is serving as President, Pakistan Hockey Federation since October 2008. He was a member of Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 2002-07 and functioned as Leader of Opposition. He has returned to the Punjab Assembly for the second consecutive term in bye-election 2008. He has extensively travelled abroad. His granduncle, Mian Amir-ud-Din, and his cousin, Khawaja Tariq Rahim, served as Governor Punjab. His grandfather, Mian Amin-ud-Din, was the first Mayor of Lahore. His uncle, Mian Salah-ud-Din remained MNA and Provincial Minister and his cousin, Mian Yousaf Salah-ud-Din, served as Member of Punjab Assembly during 1988-90.

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Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Leader of the Opposition 2002-2007

Political Career

Political Party Post Tenure
Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian) Information Secretary 1997-2001
Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian) President 2001-2007
Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian) Member CEC 2007

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Grand Uncle Mian Aminuddin Governer of the Punjab
Uncle Mian Salahuddin National Assembly of Pakistan
Cousin Khawaja Tariq Rahim Governer of the Punjab
Cousin Khawaja Tariq Rahim National Assembly of Pakistan
Cousin Mian Yousaf Salahuddin Provincial Assembly of the Punjab