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.
Maher Ijaz Ahmad Achlana son of Maher Bhadar Achlana was born on January 15, 1966 at Layyah and is a law graduate. An agriculturist, who served as Member, District Council Layyah during 1991-93 and 1998-99. He remained Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 2002-07, 2008-13, 2013-18 and functioned as Parliamentary Secretary for Home during 2013-16 and Minister for Disaster Management during 2016-18. He has returned to the Punjab Assembly for the fourth consecutive term on PML-N ticket in General Elections 2018. He has visited Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iran, Norway, Nepal, Sweden and Denmark. His wife, Mrs Rehana Ijaz was Member of Punjab Assembly during 2008-13 and also functioned as Chairperson, Standing Committee on Tourism & Resort Development. They were the first couple in the history of Punjab Assembly who had become MPAs simultaneously in 2008.