Monday, December 6, 2010

Syed Naveed Qamar

Syed Naveed Qamar took oath on March 31, 2008 as Federal Minister for Privatisation and Investment and was given additional portfolios of Ministries of Finance, Ports and Shipping. He held the portfolio of Finance Minister for five months in 2008. On August 7, 2009 he has been assigned the portfolio of Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources with additional charge of Minister for Privatisation.

He has served as Provincial Minister for Information Government of Sindh in 1990, Chairman, Privatisation Commission in 1993 and Federal Minister for Finance and Privatisation in 1996. Presently he is also member of the National Assembly’s Standing Committees on Rules & Privileges. Syed Naveed Qamar was born in Karachi on September 22, 1955. He Graduated in Computer Science from Manchester University and MS/ MBA from California. He completed his B.Sc (Hons) in 1976 from Manchester University, U.K followed by an MS in Management from Northrop University, U.S.A in 1978 and MBA from California State University, Los Angeles USA in 1979.

Syed Naveed Qamar is politically affiliated with Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) as a senior leader. He currently holds the position of Member Central Executive Committee in the party and was previously elected MPA, Sindh (1988-1990), MNA (1990-1993), MNA (1993-1996), MNA (1997-1999) and MNA (2002-2007). In General Elections 2008 he was elected MNA by securing 102,737 votes from NA-222 Hyderabad-V Tando Muhammad Khan as Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) candidate.

Syed Naveed Qamar is married and has three daughters and a son