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Marvi Memon

Marvi Memon was born on 21 August 1972 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Her father Nisar Memon is prominent businessman and politician. She completed her school education from Karachi, Kuwait and Paris. Marvi was graduated from London School of Economics with B.Sc in International Relations.

After completing her studies she joined Citi Bank of Pakistan and later on became the youngest female CEO of multinational firm in Pakistan “Trakker”.

In 2003 she joined military staff of ISPR as an Executive Media Officer and eventually she advised the Musharraf administration on both civil and military affairs.

Marvi Memon is a Pakistani politician who is the member of National Assembly from Pakistan Muslim League (N). She is the daughter of a senior politician and Senator, Nisar Memon.

She is a very intelligent, young female politician, who worked a lot for women rights and she always has been seen defending her political party on all sorts of issues. That’s why every party’s media cell wants her to attend more talk shows than other female politician.

BISP chairperson Marvi Memon to be shown the door

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government has forwarded a summary to the president of Pakistan seeking removal of Marvi Memon as chairperson of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). Ms Memon was appointed BISP chairperson in 2015 by then prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif. She had taken the charge after Enver Baig resigned as BISP chairman in protest after developing differences with the then finance minister Ishaq Dar. According to reports, caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk has sent a summary to…

PML-N govt expands cabinet at fag end of five-year term

ISLAMABAD: With thirty-four days before its five-year term comes to a close on May 31, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) five leaders took oath as ministers.  Marvi Memon, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Anusha Rehman and Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary took oath as federal ministers, whereas Leila Khan was sworn as the Minister of State. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to them. Earlier in the day, Adviser to Prime Minister Miftah was sworn in as the new federal minister for Finance, Revenue and…

BISP providing direct support to empower women: Marvi Memon

ISLAMABAD: Minister for State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon has stated that the government of Pakistan has empowered women in the country by providing direct support to the female heads of families through the social safety net program. She was representing Pakistan at Conference on 'Social protection and emergency safety net response' arranged by World Bank at Frankfurt, Germany. Delegates from seventy countries attended the workshop and shared their experiences on social protection. Ms. Memon added that BISP has…

Marvi Memon receives Speaker’s Democracy Award in UK

LONDON: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon has received the Speaker’s Democracy Award from the Speaker of the House Of Commons John Bercow in London. Ms. Memon won the prestigious award after nomination by Alex Salmond in a tough competition with excellent nominations from all across the globe. The Speaker’s Democracy Award is an internationally focused award which aims to celebrate individuals who through their leadership and personal courage have made an outstanding contribution to the development of…

Marvi Memon represents Pakistan in leadership program in Austria

VIENNA: Minister of State and chairperson BISP Marvi Memon has been chosen to represent Pakistan in Austrian Leadership Program (ALP) 2017, organised by the Austrian government for the potential leaders of the world.  Ms. Memon participated in the 7th edition of ALPs in Vienna, which is being attended by representatives from Pakistan, India, USA, Argentina, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, Ecuador, Georgia, Iran, Macedonia, Mozambique, South Africa, Serbia, Nigeria and Uzbekistan. Austrian Leadership…

Marvi Memon conferred prestigious French award

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon has been awarded with the “Grade D Officer” in the National Order of Merit by President of France Emmanuel Macron . The award was presented on Friday to Ms. Memon by French ambassador Martine Dorance in a reception held at French Residence. This eminent distinction is one of the major honors of French Republic, created by General Charles De Gaulle in 1962 as recognition for exceptional individual merits. This distinction is granted to French personalities…