Introduction

Coming from a celebrated political dynasty can often put a great deal of pressure on people to achieve. Success in that field is therefore doubly sweet when that destiny is fulfilled in a subsequent generation. One such individual is

Mian Muhmmad Afzal Hayat


Professional Achievements

Coming from a celebrated political dynasty can often put a great deal of pressure on people to achieve. Success in that field is therefore doubly sweet when that destiny is fulfilled in a subsequent generation. One such individual is Mian Muhmmad Afzal Hayat of Kolian Shah Hussain, who was born on 12th October 1941.

He received his early education from Aitchison College and graduated from FC College Lahore. Subsequently he earned his graduation in law from University law college Lahore.

Mian Afzal Hayat started his political career in 1970 when he was elected as Member of Punjab Assembly (MPA). In 1977, he was again elected as MPA and became Provincial Minister for Local Bodies and Education Department.

During Zia ul Haq’s Martial Law regime, Mian Afzal Hayat joined the resistance movement which continued till 1985. He was elected as Member of Provincial Assembly in 1985 and became leader of the opposition in Punjab Assembly.

He contested the elections of 1993 and again became member of Provincial Assembly and became Minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs of Punjab. When President Farooq Leghari dissolved the Peoples Party Government in 1997, he was nominated as Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab. Later he was appointed as Ambassador of Pakistan to Qatar from 1997-1999.

Presently he is an active member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and is striving for the welfare of the country and people of his constituency.