Ahsan Iqbal Chaudhary
Federal Minister for MoPD&SI
Ahsan Iqbal Chaudhary (born 28 March 1959) is a Pakistani engineer and politician who is serving as the Secretary General of Pakistan Muslim League (N). He is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly from 1993 to 1999 and from 2008 to May 2018.
He served as Minister for Interior and Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms in the Abbasi cabinet from 2017 to May 2018. A leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), he served as the Minister of Planning and Development of Pakistan and the Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of Pakistan in the third Sharif's ministry and briefly held the portfolio of Minister of Minorities and Minister of Education of Pakistan in the Gillani ministry in 2008. He served as the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan from 1998 to 1999 during the Sharif's second ministry.
Early life and education:
Ahsan Iqbal received his early education from the PAF College Sargodha.He attended the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore to study mechanical engineering in 1976 from where he graduated with BSc in 1981.In 1984, Chaudhary attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from where he did MBA in 1986.He also attended Government College Lahore, Georgetown University and Harvard University.