Murtaza Javed Abbasi

Murtaza Javed Abbasi (Urdu: مرتضٰی جاوید عباسی‎; born 15 March 1970) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, since August 2018. Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly from 2008 to May 2018 and served as the 18th Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, from June 2013 to May 2018.

Murtaza Javed Abbasi
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-15 (Abbottabad-I)
In office
17 March 2008 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-18 Abbottabad-II
18th Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
3 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
SpeakerAyaz Sadiq
Preceded byFaisal Karim Kundi
Succeeded byQasim Suri
Personal details
Born (1970-03-15) 15 March 1970 (age 49)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)
FatherJaved Iqbal Abbasi

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 15 March 1970[1] to Javed Iqbal Abbasi.[2]

Political careerEdit

Abbasi ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency NA-18 Abbottabad-II in 2002 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 32,527 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q).[3][4][5]

Abassi was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-18 Abbottabad-II in 2008 Pakistani general election.[6] He received 72,586 votes and defeated a candidate of PML-Q.[7]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-18 Abbottabad-II in 2013 Pakistani general election.[8][4][9][10] He received 69,839 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[11] In June 2013, Abbasi became 18th Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.[12][13][4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-15 (Abbottabad-I) in 2018 Pakistani general election. He received 95,340 votes and defeated Ali Asghar Khan, a candidate of PTI.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "National Assembly of Pakistan". www.na.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Javed Abbasi becomes second deputy speaker from Abbottabad". www.thenews.com.pk. 4 June 2013. Archived from the original on 19 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Electioneering gains momentum in Abbottabad". www.thenews.com.pk. 30 November 2007. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Unpredictable outcomes likely". DAWN.COM. 18 April 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  7. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  8. ^ "PML-N's grip on Hazara intact". DAWN.COM. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  9. ^ "ECP takes exception to delay in poll results". The Nation. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  10. ^ "NA speaker, deputy speaker election today". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  11. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  12. ^ "NA committee tasked with pulling PIA out of trouble". DAWN.COM. 3 December 2014. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  13. ^ "PML-N's Ayaz Sadiq submits nomination papers for speaker NA". DAWN.COM. 2 June 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  14. ^ "NA-15 Result - Election Results 2018 - Abbottabad 1 - NA-15 Candidates - NA-15 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 31 July 2018.