About CM Punjab Ch Pervaiz Elahi


Chaudhry Parvez Elahi is the son of Chaudhry Manzoor Elahi and was born on 1st November 1945. He studied at Forman Christian College, Lahore graduating in 1967, and obtained diploma in Industrial Management from the University of London. He comes from a distinguished political, social and industrial family. He served as the chairman of the Gujrat district council during 1983; and has continuously been serving as a Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab since 1985. He was elected for a sixth consecutive term in the general elections of 2002 from two constituencies - PP-110(Gujrat) & PP-292(Rahim Yar Khan). He served as Minister for Local Government and Rural Development during 1985-88, 1988-90 and 1990-93. He was deputy leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly during 1993-96, but acted as Leader of the Opposition during most of the time. He has had the honouvr of serving as Speaker of the Punjab Assembly during 1997-99. Currently Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi is serving as Chief Minister of the Punjab since November 29, 2002 and is also the President of the PML(Q) party in Punjab.