Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sana Bucha

Sana Bucha is a journalist , Anchor and Producer .She started her career as a production development associate in Geo TV. She also hosted Geo News Program Crisis Cell.
Now she is anchar of Geo news program Lekin.Sana Bocha has written for various publications including The Wall Street Journal, Newsline and The News. She has produced documentaries in sync with foreign news agencies on domestic issues in Pakistan.She also write columns for The News.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Chaudhry Parvez Elahi

Chaudhry Parvez Elahi was born in Gujrat, Pakistan on November 1st, 1945. He hails from a very prominent and influential political and business family of Pakistan. His father Chaudhry Manzoor Elahi was the brother of Late Ch. Zahoor Elahi, a seasoned parliamentarian who played a major role in restoration of democracy and human rights in the country and was awarded "PRISIONER OF CONSCIENC" by Amnesty International. He was assassinated in a terrorist attack on 25th September, 1981. Ch. Parvez Elahi is the first cousin of Chaudhry Shujat Hussain, President Pakistan Muslim League and former Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Chaudhry Parvez Elahi graduated from the Forman Christian College, Lahore in 1967, and obtained diploma in Industrial Management from London. After completion his education, he joined the family business in textiles. Now the family owns textiles, sugar and flour mills. He came into active politics in 1983.

He was elected as Chairman District Council, Gujrat for four (4) consecutive years. In 1985 he got elected unopposed as Member of Provincial Assembly of Punjab. Chaudhry Parvez Elahi became Minister for Local Government and Rural Development for a period of eight years. In 1993 he was elected Deputy Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly and also acted as Leader of the Opposition. He was elected unopposed Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Punjab in 1997. He is the elected President of Pakistan Muslim League, Punjab. In Election 2002 he was elected Member of the Punjab Assembly 6th consecutive time. He has been the elected Chief Minister of the Punjab and completed 5 years for the first time in the history of Pakistan. In election-2008, he elected as Member National Assembly of Pakistan and nominated as Leader of Opposition in National Assembly later. Then he resigned from the Opposition Leader seat, he is Leader of the Parliamentary Party, Pakistan Muslim League in the National Assembly and now serving the country as Senior Federal Minister of Industries and Defence Production.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Begum Laila Haroon Sarfaraz

Begum Laila Haroon Sarfaraz has taken over the responsibility as a President in the year 2005. She belongs to a very well known Haroon Family who has served the country since decades. Her parents Sir Abdullah Haroon & Lady Nusrat Haroon were one of the founders of the country who fought hard to turn their dream of a separate home land for the Muslims into a reality. Their role being a Muslim League leaders are always remembered in the history of Pakistan.
Following the foot steps of the parents, Begum Laila Haroon, her sister Late Begum Hidayatullah, her brother Late Mahmud Haroon and other family members have spent their lives in social wok and in serving the country.
Laila Haroon is an inspirational role model, a talented charismatic who continues the efforts of Begum Ra’ana Ali Khan and successfully manages programs in the field of Health, Education and Social Welfare. She has also served the organization as a Vice-President for Finance & Administration. In her private capacity she oversees various institutions with selfless interest and dedication which includes:

Board Member Sindh Rural Support Program
Board Member SIUT>
Board Member Lady Dufferin Hospital
Member Technical Assistance Study Group with the Asian Development Bank
Member Council of Social Welfare

She has attended many conferences that include:> Pune Conference “Culture Of Peace “ Health for Women & Children in Nov 2001 Second International Scientific Culture& Supportive Congress (ICWSF) in Oct 2001, Tehran. Vienna Conference 21 General Assembly UN / NGO Dynamics 21 Century. Together for Social Justice Equality and Peace in Nov 2000, Vienna Austria. Awards:Star Laurel 2003, Women of the Year 2005