As a Parliamentarian

Honors & Awards

Senator Waqar Ahmed Khan, was elected to the Senate of Pakistan for the first time in 1994 as the youngest ever member of the Upper House of Pakistan for a six years term and won by an overwhelming majority, securing the largest number of electoral votes from the provincial assembly of KPK. He kept serving his country as a member of upper house till 2015.

Senator Waqar Ahmed Khan has tremendous interaction with multi-national companies as well as Development Financial Institutions (DFIs). He also has a vast experience in international and national political and economic strategic affairs.

  • Leadership Honor (Trade Agreement Signed with G-11 Countries)
  • Co-Chairman (FoDP) Friends of Democratic Pakistan, Dubai, Govt. of Pakistan
  • Lead the Pakistan Team as a Keynote Speaker to the World Islamic Economic Forum
  • Keynote Speaker at Friends of Pakistan (F0DP) conference in DUBAI
  • Addressed London Stock Exchange
  • Signed the G-11 Countries framework agreement for economic trade held at Dead Sea, Jordan
  • Represented the nation as a chief spokesman in PAK-Malaysia Joint Economic & Commercial Cooperation
Political Background

The family created history when Senator Gulzar Ahmed Khan (father) and Senator Waqar Ahmed Khan (son) became members of the Senate simultaneously. The family not only have a strong political hold in DIK but has a historic parliamentary representation in the Upper House as Senator Waqar’s father Gulzar Ahmed Khan and his uncle Mukhtar Ahmed Khan were elected to the Upper House where as his mother Mrs. Razia Sultana served as a member of the Lower House (National Assembly) of Pakistan. His uncle was also elected as Zila Nazim from DIK. His brother, Ammar Ahmed Khan served as a Senator as well.

Ministerial Portfolios

November 2008 – December 2009

Minister for Investment
Islamabad Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

December 2009 – Februrary 2011

Minister for Privatization
Islamabad Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Positions In House Committees

During his parliamentary career, he has held numerous positions in the House Committees, including:

  • Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis
  • Member of the Senate Standing Committees on Cabinet
  • Islamabad Islamic Republic Of Pakistan
  • Member of the Senate Standing Committees on Establishment and
    Management Services
  • Member of the Senate Standing Committees on Planning and
  • Member of the Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs and
House Business Affairs

Senator Waqar Ahmed Khan always remained active in House business affairs and was a member of

  • Standing Committee of the House on Water and Power
  • Standing Committee of the Defense and Communication
  • Standing Committee of the Planning and Development
  • Standing Committee of the Cabinet
  • Islamabad Islamic Republic Of Pakistan
  • Chairman of the Standing Committee on Textiles.