Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, born in Rawalpindi on November 6, 1950, has been elected as a Independent candidate for his sixth term as MNA. He is affiliated with the PML. He currently serves as Federal Minister for Railways.
A businessman by profession, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad completed an M.A degree in Political Science from University of Punjab in 1982. He holds the office of Senior Vice President of PML(Q) and has served as Federal Minister for Industries, Federal Minister for Labour, Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis; Federal Minister for Toursim, Sports and Culture and Federal Minister for Information and Media Development.
He has also been a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. His hobbies include exercising and reading.