About Mrs. Saira Afzal Tarar

Born : July 6, 1966 Hafizabad city, District Hafizabad

Marital Status: Married with three children

 

Academic Qualifications:

 

MSc Home Economics (Housing and Interior Designing) 1991 from College of Home Economics Lahore

Matriculation: Queen Mary School 1983

One year diploma course in Islamic Studies at Al Huda International 2003

 

Professional Career:

 

Worked as a teacher for two years at Pakistan Islamia Secondry School Sharja UAE 1998 & 1999

 

Member National Assembly of Pakistan from NA 102 Hafizabad from 2013-2018 (Elected member)

 

Member National Assembly of Pakistan from NA 102 Hafizabad from 2008-2013 (Elected member)

 

Membership of National Assembly Committees 2008-2013

 

·         Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

·         Standing Committee on Local Government

·         Assembly Standing Committee on Housing

·         Special Committee of National Assembly on Millennium Developmental Goals

·         Member Woman Caucus of National Assembly of Pakistan

 

(ex) Chairperson Chief Minster (Punjab)’s Task Force on Teachers Training

(ex)Chairperson Chief Ministers Initiatives on Education

Member   Pakistan Press Council (Opposition Representative)

Member Board of Directors Punjab Education Foundation

Member Board of Directors Queen Mary College Lahore

 

Awards

 

  • USAID Award on World Tuberculosis Day 2016
  • On World No Tobacco Day 2015 by World Health Organization (WHO)
  • On 6th Annual Research Day 2015 by Dow University of Health Sciences,
  • Rawalpindi Islamabad Bureau’s Journalists Association, the Best Coordination Award, 2015

 

Party Affiliation

 

Pakistan Muslim League (PML) N

 

Party Position

 

Member Central Working Committee (PML) N

President PML (N) District Hafizabad

 

Official Visits:

 

Directly elected Women Parliamentarians delegation to USA

Parliamentarians’ delegation to UK

Speaker National Assembly Delegation to Turkey

 

International Conferences Attended

 

 

·         World Health Assembly, Geneva Switzerland, 2016

·         Health Leaders, Ministerial Forum Harvard Loeb Houses Cambridge, MA, 2016

·         68th Session o f the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization, 2015

·         Sixty Second Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean from 5-8 October, 2015 in Kuwait.

·         Fifth Meeting of SAAR at India 6th to 8th April, 2015

·    International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation for Investing I Demographic Dividend in the post ICPD and MDG Development framework 25th to 28th November, 2014

·         World Bank sponsored delegation to Indonesia for education reforms 2010

·         Dialogue on Education Reform In Pakistan-Harvard University , July 15-16, 2011

·         South Asia Consultation on Parliamentarians for Equity and Girl’s Education” 20-22 September 2011 Kathmandu, Nepal under the auspices of UNICEF

·         Dialogue on Private Education in Lahore, Pakistan the 19th -20th of December 2011. The Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP) in collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Pomona College