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Sharmeela Faroqi PPP Politician Casting her Vote 2007

(Last Updated On: 12/09/2012)

This Picture of Sharmeela Farooqi in 2007 when she was just an artist and casting vote in art council and now she is Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh, is not a new name to controversy. She is daughter of the former Chairman of Pakistan Steel Mills, Usman Farooqi, who was a close friend of President Asif Zardari, Sharmila’s appointment as an adviser in October last year which shocked everybody. Sharmila holds a Master’s degree in Law and has also done an MBA.

Sharmila has emerged stronger from her time in jail when she and her mother were detained for nine months in 1998 and 2000 after her family was accused of corruption by the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.Her family was extensively investigated by officers of the NAB, FIA and harassed by officials at KESC (who would issue electricity bills worth Rs1 million) and other government departments during Nawaz Sharif’s tenure in 1996-97.

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