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.
Ms Baasima Chaudhry wife of Mr Naveed Bilal Ch was born on March 5, 1977 in Chicago, USA. She graduated in Business Administration (Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship) in 1998 from University of Illinois, Chicago, USA and obtained the degree of M.Sc (Human Computer Interaction) in 2001 from DePaul University Chicago, USA. A business woman, who remained Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 2005-07, 2013-18 and has returned to Punjab Assembly for the third term in General Elections 2018 against one of the seats reserved for women. She served as Senior Systems Analyst during 1999-2001; and as Consultant during 2001-04 in Chicago Board of Education. Her father, Ch Riaz Ashgar was Member of Punjab Assembly during 2002-05; and District Nazim, District Mandi Bahauddin during 2005-10. He also served as Chairman, District Council Mandi Bahauddin during 1997-99. Her grandfather, Chaudhry Faiz Ahmad was Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1985-88; and functioned as Parliamentary Secretary for Transport. Her great-grandfather, Ch Muhammad Ashraf served as Member Punjab Legislative Assembly during 1937-45. Her another great-grandfather, Ch Ghulam Muhammad remained Member, Punjab Legislative Council for two terms during 1921 -26.