Mrs.‏ Zakia Shah Nawaz Khan


Assembly Tenure: 2013-2018 (16th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Minister: Environment Protection
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Matriculation
  • Profession(s)
  • Agriculturist
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Shah Nawaz Khan
  • Marital Status
  • Widow
  • Children
  • 2
  • Date of Birth
  • 5th March 1946
  • Place of Birth
  • Isakhel
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 1st June 2013

Personal Career & Interests

Mrs Zakia Shahnawaz Khan wife of Mr Shahnawaz Khan was born on March 5, 1946 at Isa Khel, Mianwali. She studied at St. Denys School Murree and Queen Marry College, Lahore. During general elections held in 1965, she campaigned with Ms. Fatima Jinnah for revival of democracy in Pakistan against the then ruler and thus started her political career. She served as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1977, 1985-88 and functioned as Advisor to Chief Minister during 1993-96 and 2009-13. An agriculturist, who has returned to Punjab Assembly for the third term in general elections 2013 against one of the sixty six seats reserved for women and is performing the duties of Minister for Population Welfare. She has travelled to Egypt, Turkey, USA, France, UK, Europe, Middle East, Afghanistan, India and Qatar etc. Her father-in-law, Col (Retd) Muhammad Aslam Khan was Member of Punjab Assembly during 1972-77 and 1977.

Permanent Contact

  1. Post Office: Isakhel, Distt: Mianwali

0321-7500590 (Mobile), 042-9911696 (Work)

Present Contact

  1. House No.3/114, Zafar Road, Lahore Cantt:

Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1985-1988
Chief Minister, Punjab Advisior 2009-2013

Visits to other countries

Country Purpose of Visit Duration
United States Private Tour 2010
Egypt To attend Conference 2009
France Private Tour 2011
Turkey UNICEF Meeting 2010

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Father-in-Law Col (R) Aslam Khan, MPA Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Brother Abdul Razaq Khan, MPA Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Brother Abdul Hafeez Khan, MPA Provincial Assembly of the Punjab 2008-2013