Mrs.‏ Raheela Anwar


Assembly Tenure: 2013-2018 (16th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Member: Special Education , Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Matriculation
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Col (R) Anwar Khan Afridi
  • Marital Status
  • Married
  • Children
  • 4
  • Date of Birth
  • 20th February 1956
  • Place of Birth
  • Jhelum
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 1st June 2013

Personal Career & Interests

Mrs Raheela Anwar wife of Col (Retd) Anwar Khan Afridi was born on February 20, 1956 at Jhelum. She is a Matriculate. She has been elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in general elections 2013 against one of the seats reserved for women. She served as Member, District Assembly during 2002-07. She has travelled to Saudi Arabia, UK and Dubai. She belongs to a family of renowned politician. Her father, Nawabzada Malik Afzal Mehdi was Member National Assembly of Pakistan during 1962-65 and 1965-66; her brother, Nawabzada Iqbal Mehdi remained Member Punjab Assembly during 1985-88 and functioned as Minister for Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries and as Advisor to Chief Minister; served as Member National Assembly for four consecutive terms during 1988-99. Her maternal grandfather, Raja Khair Mehdi Khan was Member Punjab Legislative Assembly during 1946-47, 1947-49, 1951-55 and Member, Provincial Assembly of West Pakistan during 1956-58. Her uncle, Raja Lehraseb Khan remained Member National Assembly of Pakistan during 1967-69; her grandfather, Nawab Malik Talib Mehdi served as Member Punjab Legislative Council during 1927-30; and her great-grandfather, Raja Karim Ullah Khan was Member of Punjab Legislative Council during 1921-23.

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Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
Local Government Member District Assembly 2002-2007

Visits to other countries

Country Purpose of Visit Duration
Saudi Arabia Hajj 1989
United Arab Emirates Private Tour 2008
United Kingdom Private Tour 2000

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Great Grand Father Raja Karim ullah Khan Punjab Legislative Council 1921-23
Grand Father Nawab Malik Talib Mehdi Punjab Legislative Council 1927-30, 1947-149
Maternal Grandfather Raja Kher Mehdi Khan Punjab Legislative Assembly 1946-47, 1951-1955, 1956-58
Father Nawabzada Malik Afzal Mehdi National Assembly of Pakistan 1962-1965, 1965-1966
Uncle Raja Lehraseb Khan National Assembly of Pakistan 1967-1969
Brother Nawabzada Iqbal Mehdi, Minister Provincial Assembly of the Punjab 1985-1988
Brother Nawabzada Iqbal Mehdi National Assembly of Pakistan 1988-1990, 1990-93, 1993-96, 1997-99