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
Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

December 2009 – February 2011

Minister for Privatization
Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

House Business Affairs

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

  • Senate Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower & Overseas Pakistanis
  • Senate Standing Committee on Textiles
Positions In House Committees

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

  • Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet
  • Senate Standing Committee on Establishment & Management Services
  • Standing Committee on Planning & Development
  • Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs & Defence
  • Standing Committee of the House on Water & Power
  • Standing Committee of the Defense & Communication