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Ahsan Iqbal: Background Information
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Ahsan Iqbal (born September 28, 1958 in Lahore) is a Pakistani politician and the former Federal Minister for Education. He is also the information secretary of the center-right party PML-N, of which he is a senior member. He was elected as an MNA from his constituency NA-117 (Narowal-III) in the February 2008 elections.
Ahsan Iqbal studied mechanical engineering at the UET Lahore (1976-1981), where he was a leader of right-wing Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba. He was elected President of the Students Union (1980-81). He moved to the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania for an MBA degree (1984-1986).
His political career started in 1980 when he joined the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, at UET Lahore. In 1988 he joined PML (a part of IJI then) later becoming PMLN, and rose to become its information secretary during the regime of General Pervaiz Musharraf. He was elected for the first time as an MNA from his constituency NA-90 (Narowal) in the general elections of 1993, and later from the same constituency in February 1997. He won his seat again in 2008, after losing in 2002, from his native district of Narowal.
It has been reported that the right hand man of Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal is involved in killing two of his opponents through a fake police encounter. Afterward their dead bodies were hanged in the village square and their house was burnt. Killer has the full support of Ahsan Iqbal and no one can register even a FIR against him.
Link to the news about Ahsan Iqbal`s right hand man killed opponents and Ahsan Iqbal supporting him:
an investigation is needed, if it is true then the culprit must be made accountable for that.
Source: pk politics