Sharmeela Profile

Sharmila Farooqi is a Pakistani politician who served Chief Minister of Sindh, information and media.

Daughter Of

She is the maternal grand daughter of N M Uqaili and daughter of Usman Farooqi, who was a bureaucrat and former chairman of Pakistan Steel Mills .She is the niece of Salman Farooqi, a well-known confidante of President Asif Ali Zardari.

Political Carear

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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