Syed Naveed Qamar , Ministry of Commerce


Syed Naveed Qamar belongs to a renowned political family of
Sindh. His grandfather, Syed Miran Muhammad Shah, served as the
first Speaker of the Sindh Assembly in 1947. His father, Qamar
Zaman Shah, actively participated in politics and served as Deputy
Speaker of Sindh Assembly, and Senator during
Prime Minister
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto‘s Premiership

Educational Accomplishments:
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences from Manchester University, UK followed
by Masters in Management from Northrop University, Inglewood USA and an MBA from
California State University, Los Angles USA.

Political Career and Legislative Achievements:
Mr. Qamar started his political career as Member Sindh Assembly in 1988, and became Minister
for Information. Later-on, in all the general elections held in Pakistan in the years 1990, 1993,
1997, 2002, 2007, 2013 and 2018, he has continuously secured his seat as a Member National
Assembly of Parliament.
He is the senior leader of Pakistan’s most popular political party ‘Pakistan People’s Party’ and
holds the position of Parliamentary Leader in the National Assembly of Pakistan and Member
Central Executive Committee in the party.

He has the honor of working with Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and President Asif Ali
as Federal Minister for Defense, Finance, Water & Power, Petroleum & Natural
Resources and last but not the least Privatization.
He very regularly and actively participates in the Legislative Business of Parliament of Pakistan
and has served in many different capacities most recently as Chairman Standing Committee on
Commerce and Textile, Convener Public Accounts Committee, Member Standing Committees on Finance and Law & Justice. Currently he is holding the Portfolio of Federal Minister for
Commerce, Government of Pakistan.
His role in all the important Constitutional amendments especially in 18th, 19th and 20th
Constitutional Amendment is remarkable and an integral part of Parliamentary history of Pakistan.

Syed Naveed Qamar

Ministry of Commerce