Munir Khan Orakzai is confirmed dead at the age of 60.
Munir was best known as a Pakistani politician.
Munir Khan Orakzai
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
13 August 2018 – 2 June 2020
ConstituencyNA-45 (Tribal Area-VI)
In office
2002–2013
ConstituencyNA-38 (Tribal Area-III)
Personal details
Died2 June 2020
NationalityPakistani
Political partyMuttahida Majlis-e-Amal
Munir Khan Orakzai was a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously, he was member of the National Assembly from 2002 to 2013.The committee which worked on this draft for nine months includes representatives from all the political groups having representation in the two houses of parliament. It included: Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Maulana Fazlur Rahman, Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi, Syed Naveed Qamar, Babar Awan, Shahid Bugti, Munir Khan Orakzai, and Mian Raza Rabbani. Fata lawmaker Munir Khan Orakzai has been added from the reconstituted 12-member Parliamentary Committee (PC) on appointment of chief election commissioner and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
He died on 2 June 2020 due to heart attack.
Political career
Munir Khan Orakzai was born on 06 September 1959 at Kurram . He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly from 2002 to 2013. He also served as the Parliamentary Leader of FATA between 2002 and 2013.
Mr. Orakzai received the Nishan-e-Imtiaz - the highest civilian honour awarded in Pakistan - in 2011.
He was member of National Security Committee as well Kashmir Committee and remained member of 18th Amendment Committee.
He was member of Housing and works committee as well as Water and Resources committee.
His areas of legislative interest include foreign affairs, education, legislative training and parliamentary reform.  
Mr. Orakzai had a BA from Government Degree College, Parachinar , as well as an MA in Islamic Studies from Peshawar University.
He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan from Constituency NA-38 (Tribal Area-III) as an independent candidate of in 2002 Pakistani general election. He received 6,619 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Gul Manan.
He was re-elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-38 (Tribal Area-III) as an independent candidate of in 2008 Pakistani general election. He received 16,525 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Akhunzada Obaidullah Sharif.
He was a candidate for the post of KPK Governor twice but rejected by eastablishment every time.
He received the Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 2011.
He was Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F) (JUI-F) candidate for the seat of the National Assembly from Constituency NA-38 (Tribal Area-III) in 2013 Pakistani general election however an election meeting of the JUI-F was attacked which killed at least 19 people. Orakzai was the apparent target of the attack claimed by Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. Due to which the elections were postponed in the constituency.
He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) from Constituency NA-45 (Tribal Area-VI) in 2018 Pakistani general election. He received 16,353 votes and defeated Said Jamal, a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Death
He passed away on 2 June 2020, due to heart attack. He was also tested positive for Corona Virus few days earlier.
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