Prime Minister of Pakistan & Minister In-Charge of Ministry of Energy
Government of Pakistan
H.E. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan and Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources, Government of Pakistan. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of California, USA and a Master’s degree in Engineering from the George Washington University, USA. He has over 30 years’ experience in the public and private sector including: Chairman, Standing Committee on Defence, National Assembly of Pakistan from 1990 to 1993; Minister of State and Adviser to the Prime Minister for Aviation from 1997 to 1999; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from 1997 to 1999; Chief Operating Officer of Airblue Limited from 2003 to 2013; and Federal Minister for Commerce in 2008. He is also a member of the following Government Committees: Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet, the Cabinet Committee on Energy and the Cabinet Committee on Privatization.