Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq

(Leader of the Opposition)
Name: Raja Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq
Tenure: March 2015 to March 2021
Province: Punjab
Party: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz PML-N
Seat Description: Technocrats Including Ulema
Designation: Leader of the Opposition


Office Number: 051-9223503-4
Home Number: 051-9252121
Mobile Number: 0333-5451515
Fax Number: 051-9223505
Local Address: H No 36 St-39 G-7 4 Islamabad
Qualification: M.A (Political Science) from Punjab University L.L.B from Punjab Law College 1958 B.A from Government College, Lahore in 1956
List of Countries Visited the following countries to attend International Conferences 1 United Kingdom 2 United States of America 3 Kuwait 4 Japan 5 Indonesia 6 Egypt 7 Libya 8 Morocco 9 Tunisia 10 Maldives 11 Nigeria 12 Switzerland 13 France 14 Austria 15 Malaysia 16 Bangladesh 17 Thailand 18 Korea 19 Ivory Coast 20 UAE 21 Oman 22 Iran 23 Azerbaijan 24 Uzbekistan 25 Kazakhstan 26 Turkmenistan 27 Tajikistan 28 China 29 Turkey 30 Jordan 31 Lebanon 32 Guinea 33 Chad 34 Benin 35 Sudan 36 Canada 37 Sri Lanka and 38 India
• Born in November 1935.
• Graduated from, Government College, Lahore in 1956.
• He formally joined Pakistan Muslim League after Graduation in 1956 and has remained loyal with this political party for more than fifty years.
• Masters Degree in Political Science from Punjab University
• LLB from Punjab University Law College, Lahore 1958.
• He was elected as General Secretary of Pakistan, Muslim League in District Rawalpindi from 1963 to 1971.
• He was elected as the President of Pakistan Muslim League, District Rawalpindi in 1971 and continued till 1981.
• Practiced Law from 1958 to 1981 and from 1987 to 1991 as Advocate Supreme Court.
• Elected President Rawalpindi Bar Association 1977-78. Elected Vice President High Court Bar 1981.
• Placed on the Panel of experts for Pakistan Law Commission.
• Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Religious Affairs 1981-85 as nominee of PML-N Leadership.
• Served as Chairman of National Committee for Social Reforms. Submitted full report which was widely appreciated.
• Served as Head of a Committee to reform Pakistan Penal Code and Evidence Act. These Laws were amended accordingly.
• Served Ambassador of Pakistan to Egypt 1985-86.
• Political Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan with the status of a Federal Minister 1986-87.
• Represented Pakistan in the United Nations General Assembly in the 45th Session in 1990-91.
• Elected Member of Pakistan Senate in 1991for a term of six years.
• Elected Chairman, Standing Committee on Law and Religious Affairs of the Senate 1991-94.
• Served as Chairman Pakistan Economy Commission and submitted reports.
• Served as Head of the Commission to eradicate Riba-submitted final report.
• He was elected as Central Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) in 1996.
• Appointed Member, Board of Trustees, Islamic International University Islamabad in 1992-97.
• Elected Secretary General, Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islam (World Muslim Congress) in 1992. The oldest International Organization of Muslims, established in 1926 which is a Class-I Consultative Status Observed with the UN and its allied bodies and Observer status with the OIC.
• Elected Leader of the Opposition, Senate of Pakistan from May 1994-1996.
• Elected Leader of the House, Senate of Pakistan in 1997-99
• Appointed Federal Minister for Religious Affairs in July 1997 – October, 1999
• Re-elected Secretary General, Motamar Al Alam Al-Islami in 1997-2002.
• Elected Chairman, Pakistan Muslim League (N) 2000-2009. Re-elected in 2011.
• Elected Secretary General, Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islami in December 2002 for another five years term
• Re-elected Secretary General of Motamar 2007-2012.
• Elected Member of the Senate 2009-2015 term.
• Elected Leader of the (Six Parties) Independent Opposition Group 2009, in the Senate of Pakistan – appointed Leader of the PML (N) Parliamentary Party in the Senate.
• Elected as Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Industries and Production in 2012.
• Appointed as Leader of the House, Senate of Pakistan on 10th June, 2013.
• Appointed as Leader of the House, Senate of Pakistan on 12th March, 2015.
• Re-elected Secretary General of Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islami 2015 for five years term.
• Re-elected Chairman, Pakistan Muslim League (N) on 18th October, 2016.
• Strong believer in the inter faith tolerance.
• Declared as Leader of the Opposition, Senate of Pakistan on 24th August, 2018.