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Mr. Qasim Zia

PP-155 (Lahore-XIX)

Assembly Tenure: 2002-2007 (14th Assembly)

  • Academic Qualifications
  • BA
  • Profession(s)
  • Businessperson
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • qasim@brain.net.pk
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Mian Zia-ud-Din
  • Marital Status
  • Married
  • Date of Birth
  • 7th August 1961
  • Place of Birth
  • Lahore
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 25th November 2002

Personal Career & Interests

Mr Qasim Zia, son of Mian Zia-ud-Din, was born on August 7, 1961 in Lahore. He graduated in 2002. He is an Olympic gold medalist in field hockey and remained Member of Pakistan National Hockey Team during 1980-87. He has been elected Member Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in General Elections 2002 and is functioning as Leader of Opposition since December 19, 2002. He has extensively travelled abroad both as Member of National Hockey team and in his political capacity. His grand uncle, Mian Amirruddin, and his cousin, Khawaja Tariq Rahim, served as Governor Punjab. His grand father, Mian Aminuddin, was the first Mayor of Lahore. His uncle, Mian Salahuddin, remained MNA and Provincial Minister and his cousin, Mian Yousaf Salahuddin, served as Member Punjab Assembly.

Political Career

Political Party Post Tenure
Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian) Information Secretary 1997
Pakistan Peoples Party (Parliamentarian) President 2001

Positions Held in External Bodies

Organization Post Tenure
Pakistan National Hockey Team Member 1980-1987

Seminars & Conferences Attended

Event Participated as Country Year
Conference United States 2001
Conference Nepal
Conference Philippines 1998
Seminar Secretary Information Sweden 1999

Relatives in present or past assemblies

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