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Information Minister Pervez Rasheed

Former Information Minister Pervez Rasheed is a Pakistani politician, and the former Federal Minister of Information, Broadcasting, and National Heritage and Minister for Law, Justice and Human Rights in the Third Sharif ministry. Born on 15th January 1937 in Rawalpindi Division, Punjab, Pakistan. 

Pervez Rashid Qayani started his political career as a student leader from Pakistan Peoples Party student wing, PSF, from Gordon College Rawalpindi.

Later Former Information Minister Pervez Rashid joined PML-N and was elected member of the Senate in 1997 on PML-N party ticket. He was made Chairman Pakistan Television Corporation in 1997. He was arrested by the army after the 1999 Musharraf takeover and jailed.

Former Information Minister Pervez Rasheed Qayani was sworn in as Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting in June 2013. In November 2013, he was given the additional charge of Minister of Law, Justice and Human Rights. He was re-elected to the Senate of Pakistan as a candidate of PML (N) in 2015 Pakistani Senate election.

Pervez Rasheed Qayani was made to resign in October 2016 from his position as Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage following the report which alleged his involvement in leaking contents of a high-profile security meeting.

PML-N accuses Imran of investing SKMH funds in offshore companies

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) top leadership came forth on Wednesday to respond to the allegations leveled against the party leadership in the wake of Panama Papers leaks and accused Imran Khan of investing Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital (SKMH) funds in offshore companies, ARY News reported.

Rasheed blames AJK premier for Kotli violence

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has said that the prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) had threatened that 'if the federal ministers came there then they would not return alive', ARY News reported.

Rasheed claims ECP under pressure of Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervez Rasheed on Tuesday claimed the election commission has been under pressure of Imran Khan as its attorney was seen favoring the stance by PTI counsel in a case pertaining to foreign funds in the high court, ARY News reported.