Meet Hina Rabbani Khar: Political Stateswoman

1 year ago / by Team SEEMA
Hina Rabbani Khar
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Politician Hina Rabbani Khar was born in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan to Pakistani politician father Ghulam Noor Rabbani. Her family was considered a feudal family of influence in the Muzaffargarh province where she’s from. As a politician, Hina Rabban Khar served in various ministerial roles under three different Prime Ministers of Pakistan.

In 2002, she followed in her father’s footsteps by being elected a National Assembly member. In 2004, the Shaukat Aziz Government appointed her the Minister of State for Economic Affairs and, in 2005 she donned the role of Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs. She was appointed to the Cabinet of Yousaf Raza Gilani as Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs in 2008 and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on July 19, 2011. At that time, she became Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Pakistan’s youngest Foreign Minister in history. She remained in this role between February 2011 and March 2013. She was, then, reappointed to this role in 2022 by the administration of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

She is a Pakistani stateswoman. Among other roles, she served a Foreign Minister of Pakistan.

Any biography of Hina Rabbani Khar will note how she is revered not just for her political prowess but as a fashion and beauty icon as well. Her well-known relatives include her uncle and fellow politician Ghulam Mustafa Khar and her cousin, the model and actress Aaminah Haq.

Next on the Hina Rabbani Khar slate of accomplishments may be Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. If she takes that role, the leader of her party, the Pakistan People’s Party, and her own rumored former lover Bilawal Bhutto may take on Rabbani’s former role of Foreign Minister.

FAQs

When did Hina Rabbani Khar started her political career?

The start of the political journey of her came in 2002 when the NA-177 constituency (Muzaffargarh-II) elected her to be a member of the National Assembly.

As she was born November 19, 1977, the age of Hina Rabbani Khar when she started her political career was 25 years old.

Who is Hina Rabbani Khar husband?

Hina Rabbani Khar is married to businessman Firoze Gulzar. The couple was married on November 24, 1999 and have two daughters, Dina and Annaya Gulzar.

What is Hina Rabbani Khar educational qualification?

Politician Hina Rabbani Khar attended Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. There, she earned a BSc in Economics with honors.

She then attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, where she earned an MSc in Business Management.

What is her net worth

Her approximate net worth, as of 2013, is 13.37 million Pakistani rupees.