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Rana Tanveer Hussain

Rana Tanveer Hussain is a well-known Pakistani politician, economist and industrialist associated with Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Born on 1st October 1949 in a political family in Sheikhupura, Punjab.

After completing his early education from government school Rana went to Punjab University and got a degree in Economics in 1969. Born in a political family it was not hard for Rana Tanveer Hussain entered politics he become the district member of council in Multan.

He stood up for general elections first time as an independent candidate but unfortunately could not succeed in the elections. After trying twice for the general elections Hussain got succeeded in 1997 general election form NA-132 and become the member of national assembly and appointed as the special assistant to prime minister on finance.

After completing his tenure from 1997 to 2002 Rana contested for general election 2002 but could not sustain his seat from 2002 – 2008 which later he regained his constituency NA-132 in general elections of 2008 and added to the federal cabinet of Prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani.

Rana Tanveer Hussain has been appointed as the Minister of Defence Production in the third tenure of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) by the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

Pakistan nukes can target all Indian cities: minister

SHEIKHUPURA: Amid exchange of admonitions between Pakistan and India, Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain turns up the heat saying that Pakistan has advanced nuclear and missile technology that can “target every city of India”. In a statement, the minister said that Indian army chief’s assertion was irresponsible and threatening, adding that this statement would be taken seriously. Tanveer said that neither the United States nor defence equipment procured from it were reliable. He said Pakistan did a…

PTI ‘donated to power’ in 2013 elections in KP, says minister

SHEIKHUPURA: Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain has predicted that after the upcoming general elections, Pakistan Tekreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will not be in a position to form government even in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where it has been in power for more than four years. Addressing an event here on Sunday, he said the PTI was donated to power in 2013, but it will even lose KP province after the 2018 general elections. Referring to the PTI’s slogan of change, he said people have seen the real…

No room for terrorism in Pakistan, says Shahbaz

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said that there is no room for terrorism, extremism and sectarianism in Pakistan, ARY News reported. He was talking to State Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer. Shahbaz Sharif said that it is our mission to form a society based on harmony and equality. The chief minister observed that thousands of Pakistanis have sacrificed their lives in the war against terrorism. He said that Pakistan Army has curbed terrorism in the country and this is why economic…

Solar power plant inaugurated at COMSATS Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain on Wednesday inaugurated the 100KW solar energy power plant at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). The federal minister who is also the chancellor of the CIIT inaugurated the plant located on the rooftop of the Electrical Engineering Department at the Islamabad campus. The institute had initiated the pilot project to establish a 100 KW solar power generation plant, using photovoltaic technology and will serve as a…