Consequent upon the advice of the Chief Minister, Punjab to the Governor of the Punjab under clause (1) of Article 112 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab stands dissolved on 14 January 2023 at 2210 hours at the expiration of forty-eight hours after the Chief Minister has so advised.



Chaudhary Muhammad Shafiq Anwar

PP-267 ( Rahim Yar Khan-XIII )

Assembly Tenure: 2018-2023 (17th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Member: Industries, Commerce and Investment (Chairperson)
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Haji Meeran Bakhsh
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 15th August 2018

Personal Career & Interests

Choudhry Muhammad Shafique Anwar son of Haji Meeran Bakhsh was born on July 3, 1952 at Rahim Yar Khan. He graduated in 1973 from Government Degree College, Faisalabad. A businessman and an agriculturist, who served as Councillor, Union Council Adam Sohba, Sadiqabad during 1983-87; as Member, District Council Rahim Yar Khan during 1987-91; as Councillor, Municipal Committee Sadiqabad during 1991-95; as Chairman, Municipal Committee Sadiqabad during 1998-99; and as City Nazim, Sadiqabad during 2001-02. He has functioned as honorary Special Magistrate during 1991-93; as President, Chamber of Commerce, Grain Market, Sadiqabad; and as Vice President, Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce & Industry during 1992-98. He was Member of Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 2002-07, 2008-13, 2013-18 and functioned as Minister for Industries, Commerce & Investment during 2013-16 and Minister for Special Education during 2016-18. He has been re-elected as Member Punjab Assembly for the fourth consecutive term in General Elections 2018 and is functioning as Chairman, Standing Committee on Industries, Commerce & Investment. He has visited China, USA, UAE, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Permanent Contact

  1. Jinnah Town, Sadiqabad, District Rahimyar Khan

068-5801751 (Home), 0300-8670148 (Mobile)