Sherry Rehman is a Pakistani politician and former diplomat who has been a member of the Senate of Pakistan since 2015. She was the first female Leader of the Opposition in the Senate from March to August 2018 and served as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States from 2011 to 2013.
In 2002, she was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan. She was re-elected in 2008 and became a member of the Federal Cabinet under Prime Minister Gillani as the Minister for Information. She resigned from the cabinet in 2009 and went on to serve as the Chair of the Pakistan Red Crescent and founded the non-partisan think tank, Jinnah Institute. In November 2011, she was appointed as the Ambassador to the United States and remained until April 2013. In 2015, she was elected to the Senate.
Sherry Rehman Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, what about her father, mother, where is she from? Early Life.
Sherry Rehman was born on 21 December 1960 in Pakistan. She is currently 60 years old. Her father’s name is Hassanally A.Rahmand’s mother’s name is Sherbano.
Rehman was born to a very honest, well-educated, and legal professional family. Her mother served as Vice President of the State Bank of Pakistan whereas her father Hassan Ali Rehman was a lawyer and founder of Sindh Law College in Karachi.
Sherry Rehman Net worth, how much did she earn?
Rehman’s estimated net worth is $74 million. The primary source of her income is from her career as a politician. Till now, she has earned an uncountable amount of respect throughout her successful career.
Sherry Rehman husband, Her Relationship, What about Children?
Sherry Rehman is married to her husband, Nadeem Hussain. The couple has been together for years now and they have never fallen throughout their relationship.
The couple has one daughter together, Marvi Malik. As a caring wife mindful mother, she gives an ideal opportunity to her family varying for her vocation.
Sherry Rehman Career
Rehman started her professional career as a journalist with The Daily Star and then joined The Herald became its editor-in-chief at the age of 26, serving until 1998. After leaving Herald in 1998, she co-authored the book The Kashmiri Shawl: From Jamawar to Paisley.
She worked as a professional journalist for 20 years and served as a member of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors from 1988 to 1998. Rehman hosted a television current affairs show in 1999. She has also worked for the Pakistan Red Crescent Society as chairperson.
She was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time as a candidate for PPP on reserved seats for women in the 2002 Pakistani general election where she remained until 2007. During her tenure as a Member of the National Assembly, she remained Central Information Secretary of PPP, President of Policy Planning for the PPP, and remained a part of the party’s Foreign Relations Committee.
Rehman was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate for PPP on the reserved seat for women from Sindh in the 2008 Pakistani general election. During her second tenure as a Member of the National Assembly, she authored several legislations which were tabled in the National Assembly. In March 2008, she was inducted into the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and was appointed as the Minister for Information and Broadcasting. She was given the additional ministerial portfolio of Health in April 2008, Women Development and Culture in May 2008.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States following the resignation of Hussain Haqqani
She remained Minister for Culture until August 2008. In November 2008, she relinquished portfolios of Health and Women Development. Rehman resigned her post as Information Minister in March 2009 in protest over the government’s attempt to put restrictions on press freedom. In November 2011, Rehman was named Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States following the resignation of Hussain Haqqani, who was asked to resign by Prime Minister Gilani in the wake of the “Memogate” scandal.
She quit the office of Pakistan’s ambassador in the US in May 2013. In June 2015, she was elected to the Senate of Pakistan for the first time as a candidate of PPP on the general seat from Sindh and replaced Abdul Latif Ansari.
In March 2018, she was elected as the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and became the first female in Pakistan to hold office. She served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate till August 2018.
Where she attended her High school and University? What was her major?
Rehman attended the Karachi Grammar School receiving her A level from there, she moved to the United States where she studied at the Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she received her B.A in political science in 1985.
She moved to the United Kingdom, where she received an M.A in art history from the University of Sussex. She served as the chairperson of the Jinnah Institute which she founded.
Sherry Rehman Social Media Reach
She is available on Facebook with the username “@Sheery Rehman” and on Instagram with the username “@sherryrehman” with 108k followers.
She is highly active on Twitter with the username “@SenatorSherryRehman” with 1.2m followers.
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