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پاکستانی سیاستدان. | A Pakistani politician, member of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q).


مونس الٰہی



مونس الٰہی پاکستانی سیاستدان ہیں۔ وہ سابق وزیر اعظم پاکستان، سابق وزیراعلٰی پاکستان اور موجودہ نائب وزیراعظم کے بڑے بیٹے اور سابق وزیراعظم چوہدری شجاعت حسین کے بھتیجے اور چوہدری ظہور الٰہی کے پوتے ہیں۔ مونس الٰہی 12 اپریل 1976ء کو لاہور میں پیدا ہوئے۔







Chaudhry Moonis Elahi is a Pakistani politician. He is the elder son of Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, former Chief Minister of Punjab (Pakistan), nephew of Chaudhry Shujat Hussain, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, and grandson of Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi (Late). Moonis Elahi was born on 12 April 1976 at Lahore. He studied at Lahore American School till 11th grade and from there he moved to the London American School. He then went on to pursue a degree in business from Wharton School of Business, Pennsylvania, USA and graduated from there in 1999.


Background and biography

Chaudhry Moonis Elahi was born in Lahore in April 1976. Moonis Elahi's political ancestry stems from both his maternal (grandfather Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi and uncle Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain) and paternal side (father Chaudhry Parvez Elahi). After graduating from the Wharton School of Business in 1999, Moonis Elahi returned to Pakistan to begin his career in his family business.


Political career

Chaudhry Moonis Elahi took part in the general elections held on 18 February 2008 for the first time and contested from two provincial constituencies. He was defeated from Lahore with a minor margin and won with an overwhelming majority from his native seat PP-110 Gujrat.


On the 17th of March, 2011, Chaudhry Moonis Elahi voluntarily courted arrest in connection with the NICL case to face the corruption charges brought up against him. In a recent development the eight prosecution witnesses have also denied Moonis Elahi’s association with any of the allegations. The NICL case Investigation Officer of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on being questioned by the court has also categorically stated that ‘no evidence against Moonis Elahi being privy anywhere in the NICL case surfaced during the investigation’.



After remaining incarcerated for 219 days Moonis Elahi was honourably acquitted by the District and Sessions Judge Mujahid Mustaqim on Friday, October 21, 2011.



September 15, 2010

updated: 2013-03-23

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