Samina Khalid Ghurki



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Pakistan People''s Party

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Samina Khalid Ghurki is a Pakistani politician, from the Pakistan's Peoples Party. Samina Ghurki was born on August 13, 1956 in Lahore, Punjab. She was elected to the National Assembly for her first term in 2002 from the constituency of NA-130, the largest of Lahore. She was re-elected in 2008, by securing 45,000 votes, defeating her opponents; Sadia Shabir (PMLN) and Ashiq Diyal (PMLQ). She is currently the Federal Minister for Social Welfare and Special Education in the cabinet of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani. She was sworn in as federal minister on the 3rd of November by President Asif Ali Zardari. Returning from Islamabad after taking oath as federal minister, Samina Ghurki was greeted by a cheerful gathering of PPP, including Provincial IT Minister Farooq Ghurki, Khalid Ghurki, Arshad Ghurki. Farooq Ghurki, speaking on the occasion, said the PPP had expressed great confidence in the Ghurki family.

Samina Khalid Ghurki completed her Bachelor Studies from Lahore College for Women in 1976. Married, Samina is the mother of two sons Adnan Ghurki and Sufyan Ghurki and two daughters. She is active in the community welfare and social work of her constituency. Her family funds the Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital in Ghurki, Lahore. She comes from a strong political family. Her husband Khalid Ghurki an ex-MP and an ex-parliamentary secretary, is currently the Town Nazim of Wagah Town, Lahore. Along with Jhangir Badr he has been the leading figure of the PPPP from the Lahore chapter. Other family members in politics include Farooq Ghurki (Provincial Minister for Information and Technology), Arshad Ghurki, the late Muhammad Iqbal Ghurki (Former Provincial Minister).

Her areas of legislative interests are Health, Education and Women Affairs. She is a member of the Standing Committee on Welfare and Special Education. She also represents the PPPP on the Standing Committee of Local Government Affairs. She was among the 9 MPs to sign the UNIFEM's 'say no to violence against women' campaign in New York.

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BILAL AHMED ( WAzirabad,Pakistan) Saturday, June 11, 2011 2:18:38 AM (MDT - USA)
please i join MNA Sectory my cell number 0300-6246671

shabbir hussain ( lahore,Pakistan) Saturday, September 18, 2010 12:43:38 PM (MDT - USA)
Ghurki faimly k ham shuro sy hi fan hain koun k mery uncle fatherin law) sy is faimly k buhat achy talqat hain.Allah pak in ko hamesha qaym daym rakhy.

Hameed Ullah ( Pukhtoon Khawa,United States) Friday, April 24, 2009 9:29:41 PM (MDT - USA)
a decent & sober lady!

Usman Shah ( Lahore,Pakistan) Monday, April 20, 2009 4:02:58 AM (MDT - USA)
She is one of the few Pakistani Politicians who is committed to serving the people. Her family's work in welfare in Lahore is to be lauded.

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Tonight with Jasmeen
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  • Problems of Pakistan.
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  • Host:Kashif Abbasi
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Topic: Problems of Pakistan.
Hosted By: Kashif Abbasi
Added On: Saturday, April 11, 2009 (MDT - USA)
Faiz Mohammad ( london,United States) Sunday, April 12, 2009 4:58:34 PM (MDT - USA)
she approached very carefully and rightly,she is more mature then some other ppp leaders.
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Topic: Problems of Pakistan.
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Dard Mand ( Calgary,Canada) Sunday, April 12, 2009 11:57:39 AM (MDT - USA)
Her arguments lacked substance.
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YASIR HAMEED ( ICHIHARA SHI,Japan) Sunday, April 12, 2009 2:58:12 AM (MDT - USA)
sab ki mila kar chalnay se shaid ppp ka matlab hai siraf PML N in k lea sab kuch hai..chalo janab kharab pitch per khail rahay hain kuch to naksaan ho ga hi
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