Ayatullah Durrani (1 January 1956 – 5 July 2020) was a Pakistani Politician who served as Member of National Assembly of Pakistan and Minister of State for Industries and Production.
1 Personal profile
2 Political career
4 See also
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Born in Pring Abad, Mastung District of Baluchistan, he belongs to Popalzai Pashtun Sub-cast of Durrani tribe. His mother tongue is Dehwari (Dari). He has a PhD Degree in Physics, and has served in various positions as President Peoples Students Federation, Kalat Division (1974–1976), President Peoples Students Federation Baluchistan (1977–1984), Hon. Lecturer (Physics Dept) University of Baluchistan (1981–1988), Hon. Principal Scientific Adviser University of Baluchistan (1981–1988), Officer In-charge, Pakistan Scientific & Technology Information Center (PASTIC), President Peoples Youth Organization Baluchistan (1985–1989), Adviser To The Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (Baluchistan Affairs) (1989–1990), General Secretary, Peoples Democratic Alliance, Baluchistan (1992–1993), Member Islamic Ideology Council, Islamabad (1993–1996), Chairman Bait-ul-Mall Baluchistan (1993–1996), Joint Secretary Pakistan Hockey Federation (1993–1996), President Base Ball Association, Baluchistan (1999–2002).
He ran for the Parliament of Pakistan in General elections of 2008 from (NA-268) Kalat-cum-Mastung on Pakistan Peoples Party ticket. He won the elections and was sworn in as Minister of state for Industries and Production. He lost his seat in 2013 General elections.
In September 2010, he asked President Barack Obama to offer Eid prayers at Ground Zero Mosque and become Ameer-ul-Momineen of Muslim Ummah.
Ayatullah Durrani died due to COVID-19 on 5 July 2020 in Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Hospital Quetta.
Abbas Khan Afridi
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