Born on September 27, 1945 at Murree, Punjab, Aitzaz Ahsan was elected to the National Assembly as a PPPP candidate. He has previously been elected as MNA for the terms of 1988, 1991 and 1993. He was also elected as Senator for the term of 1994-1999.
Aitzaz Ahsan was elected as MPA in Punjab in 1976-77, and held the portfolios of Information, Planning and Development, Culture and Tourism as provincial minister. Later, he served as federal minister for Law and Justice; Interior, Narcotics Control and Education.
Aitzaz Ahsan received his masters degree from Cambridge University, U.K. in 1967. A Barrister-at-Law by profession, he is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Posessing a literary penchant, he has also authored the book “The Indus Saga and the Making of Pakistan” and its Urdu translation, “Sindh Sagar Aur Qyam-e-Pakistan” which present the cultural history of Pakistan. Married, he is the father of two daughters and a son.