Hamza Shehbaz Sharif (Urdu: محمد حمزہ شہباز شریف; born 6 September 1974) is a Pakistani politician and the current Leader of the Opposition in the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, in office since 6 September 2018. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab since August 2018.
Hamza Shahbaz Sharif is a Pakistani Politician who is a son of former Chief Minister of Punjab and nephew of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. He is famous as ”Poultry King of Punjab’
Sharif began his political career in October 1999 when Pervez Musharraf sent his father and uncle into exile. Sharif was allowed to remain in Pakistan to look after family businesses.
In 2011, it was reported that PML-N is considering promoting Sharif as the general-secretary of the Punjab chapter of PML-N.
Sharif was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time in by-elections held in June 2008 following the 2008 elections from NA-119.
Sharif was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the second time in the 2013 elections from NA-119.
In 2016, Dawn called Sharif as informal deputy prime minister of Pakistan and deputy chief minister of Punjab.