Zahid Hamid

Posted on December 18, 2014

Name : Zahid Hamid

Designation : Minister of Science and Technology(RESIGNED)

Profession : Lawyer,entrepreneur

Political Affiliation : Politician

Career : Zahid Hamid s a Pakistani politician, lawyer, conservative figure, and an entrepreneur who tenured as the Minister of Science and Technology from 22 June 2013 until volutariliy resigning on 21 November 2014.Originally appointed as Law Minister in the Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights, he was reassigned to Science ministry due to the treason trial of Pervez Musharraf. Hamid is noted as an environmental conservative, having helped drafting the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency in 1997; of which he served its first Director until his appointment was terminated in 1999 by Pervez Musharraf. Hamid abruptly resigned from the Science ministry after the special court inducted him on a Musharraf treason trial.He is MNA at NA-114 (Sialkot-V)