Jahangir Khan Tareen was born on July 4, 1953 in Comilla, East Pakistan (Bangladesh). He has been elected MNA for his first term. He is politically affiliated with PML. He currently holds the portfolio of Industries and Production.
An entrepreneur by profession, Jahangir Khan Tareen received his B.A degree from F.C College, Lahore in 1971 and M.B.A degree from University of North Carolina, U.S.A in 1974. He is currently serving as advisor to the Chief Minister Punjab for Agriculture and New Initiatives in Social Sector. He has served as a lecturer, as a banker and as an entrepreneur during his career and has chaired Punjab Task Force on Agriculture from 1997-1999 and Punjab Task Force on Wheat Procurement and Marketing during 2001-2002.