Rana Tanveer Hussain


    

 

Federal Minister for Defence Production

 

   

 

Federal Minister for Defence Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain, was born on 1st October, 1949 in Sheikhupura Punjab Province. He did his M.A. Economics and LLB from Punjab University, Lahore. He is an Industrialist and Economist. He is a seasoned politician, agriculturist and parliamentarian and belongs to PML(N).

 

He started his political career in 1983 as Member District Council. He was elected as MNA in 1985, 1990, 1997, 2008 and 2013 from his native constituency of Sheikhupura. Rana Tanveer Hussain has previously served as Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Finance, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Finance from Feb 1997 to Oct 1999 and also Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister. After the 2008 elections, he served as Federal Minister for Defence Production in Coalition Government of PPP-PML(N). After the 2013 Elections, he was again appointed as Federal Minister for Defence Production. He assigned the portfolio of Minister of Science & Technology also in Dec, 2014. He has visited USA, United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa, Romania, France, Sweden, Panama, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Egypt, Belarus, Malaysia, Thailand, India, United Arab Emirates, Saudia Arabia, China South Korea etc. He is married and has one daughter.