Chaudhary Mazhar Iqbal

PP-243 ( Bahawalnagar-VII )

Assembly Tenure: 2018-2023 (17th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Member: Primary and Secondary Healthcare, Special Committee No. 9
  • Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS
    M.S. (Orthopaedics)
  • Profession(s)
  • Doctor
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Chaudhary Abdul Gafoor
  • Marital Status
  • Married
  • Children
  • 3
  • Date of Birth
  • 15th August 1961
  • Place of Birth
  • Bahawalnagar
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 15th August 2018

Personal Career & Interests

Chaudhry Mazhar Iqbal son of Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor was born on August 15, 1961 at Bahawalnagar. He obtained the degree of MBBS in 1985 from King Edward Medical College, Lahore and completed MS Ortho in 1990 from Postgraduate Medical Institute, Government of the Punjab, Lahore. A doctor and an orthopaedic surgeon, trained in USA served as Medical Officer, Registrar, Senior Registrar and Assistant Professor in King Edward Medical College & Mayo Hospital, Lahore. He has the honour to be Executive Member, Joint Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer and General Secretary of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association. He has been elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in General Elections 2018. He has to his credit multiple publications/research papers. He has travelled to Spain, China, Switzerland, South Africa and Malaysia to participate in International Orthopaedic Conferences. He comes of a renowned political family. His father remained Chairman, District Council Bahawalnagar, Provincial Council of the Punjab during 1980-83 and functioned as Minister for Law, Education and Sports during 1983-84 of Provincial Council of the Punjab; as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1985-88 (functioned as Minister for Agriculture, Law & Parliamentary Affairs); as Member, National Assembly during 1988-90 (Deputy Leader of the Opposition); 1990-93 (Minister for Law & Justice); and 1997-99 (Chairman Prime Minister Inspection Commission). His brother, Ch. Zafar Iqbal served as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1990-93; Chairman District Council during 1997-99; Senator during 2003-09 and functioned as Chairman, Senate Standing Committee on Culture, Sports, Tourism.

Permanent Contact

  1. a) 32-Falcon Enclave, Tufail Road, Lahore Cantt.

042-36667006 (Res) 042-35407172 (Off) 042-35407139 (Home)

Permanent Contact

  1. b) 28-Y, Housing Colony, Haroon Abad, District Bahawalnagar.

Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
Health Department Medcial Officer, King Edward & Mayo Hospital, Lahore 1986-1987
Health Department Registrar, King Edward & Mayo Hospital, Lahore 1987-1990
Health Department Senior Registrar, King Edward & Mayo Hospital, Lahore 1990
Health Department Assistant Professor, King Edward & Mayo Hospital, Lahore 1990-1997

Positions Held in External Bodies

Organization Post Tenure
Pakistan Orthopadic Association Executive Member, Punjab 1991-1992
Pakistan Orthopadic Association Joint Secretary, North Punjab 1992-1993
Pakistan Orthopadic Association Vice President, North Punjab 1997-1998
Pakistan Orthopadic Association Treasurer, North Punjab 2009-2011

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Father Ch. Abdul Ghafoor District Council Member 1979-84
Father Ch. Abdul Ghafoor District Council Chairman 1980-83
Father Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA / Provincial Minister 1981-85, 1985-1986
Father Ch. Abdul Ghafoor National Assembly of Pakistan MNA 1988-1990
Brother Ch. Zafar Iqbal Senate of Pakistan Senator 2003-2009
Brother Ch. Zafar Iqbal Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1990-1993