Sahibzada Farooq Ali

Sahibzada Farooq Ali (born September 5, 1931)[1] was the ninth Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan.[2] He was elected from the city of Multan.

Sahibzada Farooq Ali صاهب زادا فاروق علی
9th Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
9 August 1973 – 27 March 1977
DeputyAshraf Khatoon Abbasi
Preceded byFazal Ilahi Chaudhry
Succeeded byMalik Meraj Khalid
Personal details
Born (1931-09-05) September 5, 1931 (age 88)
Ghakhar Mandi, British Raj
(now Pakistan)
Political partyPakistan Peoples Party

CareerEdit

Ali was the head of the Information and Public Relations department and the Arts and Culture department for Multan and Bahawalpur before going to the parliament. He was the chairman of the Special Committee of the whole House of the National Assembly of Pakistan, proceedings of which were held in camera to consider the Ahmadiyya issue.[3] The Special Committee unanimously adopted a resolution on September 7, 1974 to declare the Ahmadiyya Movement and its offshoot, the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement for the Propagation of Islam to be non-Muslims.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biographical Encyclopedia of Pakistan. Biographical Research Institute, Pakistan for International Publishers (Pakistan) Limited. 1985. p. 29.
  2. ^ "Speakers / Presidents". National Assembly of Pakistan. Archived from the original on 4 February 2010. Retrieved 18 February 2011.
  3. ^ Pakistan, National Assembly, Proceedings of the Special Committee of the Whole House Held in Camera to Consider the Qadiani Issue: Official Report Vol 1 (Islamabad: National Book Foundation, 2012), 1.
  4. ^ Pakistan, National Assembly, Proceedings of the Special Committee of the Whole House Held in Camera to Consider the Qadiani Issue: Official Report Vol 21 (Islamabad: National Book Foundation, 2012), 3081.
Political offices
Preceded by
Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry
Speaker of the National Assembly
1973–1977
Succeeded by
Malik Meraj Khalid