Ayesha Gulalai Wazir

Ayesha Gulalai Wazir is a Pakistani politician who is currently a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan representing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on a reserved seat for women.

Wazir received her master’s degree from the University of Peshawar.

Wazir began her political career as a human rights activist from South Waziristan.

She was a worker of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) as coordinator in Federally Administered Tribal Areas.[3] She also has been a member of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML).

It was reported that PPPP was considering to give her a party ticket in Pakistani general election, 2008 to run for the seat of National Assembly, but she could not compete due to the age issue.

In 2012, she joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and was nominated as a member of the PTI central committee.

Wazir was Indirectly elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for first time on PTI ticket on a reserved seat for women from the FATA in Pakistani general election, 2013.

She quit PTI in August of 2017, accusing that the party does not guarantee respect and dignity to women. She has blamed Imran Khan for inappropriate text messages sent to her in October, 2013.

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