Speaker's Profile

Malik Shakir Bashir Awan

Mr Malik Shakir Bashir Awan is Member of the National Assembly (MNA) of Pakistan and Chairman of Standing Committee for National Food Security and Research. Mr Awan has a political career in 2000 as Union Nazim (chairperson) of a local body in Padhrar, his home village, in Khushab district. He went to become Naib (vice) District Nazim of Kushab, serving in this post till 2005. In 2008, Mr Awan was elected to the National Assembly as a representative of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the ruling party of Pakistan. Now in his second term as MNA, Mr Awan is carrying forward the political legacy of his father, Malik Bashir Awan, who was Member of Provincial Assembly of Punjab from 1988--1990.