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Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Senior Politician of Pakistan and Associated with more then 35 years with PMLN. Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan was born on 31 July 1954 to Brigadier (retired) Fateh Khan in Chakri village, Rawalpindi District. He attended Aitchison College and Army Burn Hall College. He is the younger brother of General Iftikhar Ali Khan.

Khan began his political career in the 1980s after becoming chairman of Rawalpindi district council. He became close to Nawaz Sharif during the rule of Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq. He was first elected to the National Assembly in the 1985 general election from constituency NA-52 (Rawalpindi-III).

He was re-elected to the National Assembly from the same constituency in the 1988 general election on the Islami Jamhoori Ittehad ticket. He was then appointed as the Federal Minister for Science and Technology. After getting re-elected for the third time to the National Assembly in the 1990 general election on the Islami Jamhoori Ittehad ticket from constituency NA-52 (Rawalpindi-III).

Khan was made the Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources and Provincial Coordinator, where he served from 1990 to 1993 during the first government of Sharif. He was re-elected to the national assembly for the fourth time in the 1993 general election from constituency NA-52 (Rawalpindi-III).

In June 2013, during the third Sharif ministry, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was appointed as the Interior Minister, which he held until the dissolution of the federal cabinet in July 2017 following the dismissal of Sharif by the Supreme Court. Khan was held responsible for failing to implement and enforce the proposals and plans of the National Action Plan.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was also criticized for delaying the inauguration of the Safe City Project in Islamabad, under which 1,800 surveillance cameras were installed across the city. During his tenure as Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan issued the approval to launch Bio metric passport in Pakistan.

SC verdict should not be politicised, says Nisar

WAH CANTT: Interior Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in a press conference on Friday here said that the Supreme Court verdict should not be politicised as every stakeholder was earlier agreed to take the PanamaLeaks matter into the top court, ARY News reported. “There is no other court over the Supreme Court”, Nisar underlined while dispelling the perception that it was the split-judgment. “The formation of JIT was a unanimous order as all judges were agreed on it then…

Nisar, DG FIA exchange heated words

LAHORE: The differences between Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and DG of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Muhammad Amlish became evident as the two exchanged heated words at a high-level meeting here on Monday, ARY News reported.

Panama leaks: Imran seeks commission under Dr Suddle

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan agreeing to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar's offer on Saturday called for constituting an independent commission under ex-DG of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) Dr Shoaib Suddle to probe Panama leaks, ARY News reported.