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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
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Prime Minister of Pakistan
In office
1 August 2017 – 31 May 2018
President Mamnoon Hussain
Preceded by Nawaz Sharif
Succeeded by Nasirul Mulk (Caretaker)
Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources
In office
7 June 2013 – 28 July 2017
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Asim Hussain
Succeeded by Jam Kamal Khan (Minister of State)
Minister for Commerce
In office
31 March 2008 – 13 May 2008
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani
Preceded by Humayun Akhtar Khan
Succeeded by Ameen Faheem
Chair of the Pakistan International Airlines
In office
27 December 1997 – 12 October 1999
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Farooq Umar
Succeeded by Ahmad Saeed
Personal details
Born 27 December 1958 (1958-12-27) (age 62)
Karachi, Pakistan
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Relatives Khaqan Abbasi (Father)
Sadia Abbasi (Sister)
Education University of California, Los Angeles (BSc)
George Washington University (MEng)

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (Urdu/Punjabi: شاہد خاقان عباسی; born 27 December 1958) is a Pakistani politician who was the Prime Minister of Pakistan, from August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018. He is a member of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).

Abbasi served as the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources in the third Sharif ministry from 2013 to 2017, and briefly held the cabinet portfolio of Minister for Commerce in the Gillani ministry in 2008.

On 1 August 2017, Abbasi was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan after the resignation of outgoing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Panama Papers case decision.

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