Born on April 14, 1978 in Nokkundi, Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani took oath as Chairman of the Upper House on 12th March 2021 for the second time consecutively. He holds the unique distinction being the youngest Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan.
Holding a Master’s Degree in International Relations, Mr. Sadiq Sanjrani bears a dynamic persona that infuses professional acumen with humanitarian verve.
With an impeccable knowledge of finance, economy, trade, commerce and industry, as well as geo-political and international affairs, he has to his credit an impressive public sector administration career and social work profile. Pursuing an unmistakable ‘Pakistan and People First vision’, his professional and political engagements reflect resolute commitment to national and people’s interests.
Mr. Sanjrani’s praiseworthy contributions to the social sector are rooted in his humanitarian and philanthropic zeal and commitment, which is the driving force behind his professional undertakings.
In addition to holding the highest political portfolio in the Upper House, Mr. Sadiq Sanjrani also chairs the Senate Finance Committee, Business Advisory Committee and Committee for Promotion and Development of Football in the Country.
Having served at key positions in different public sector organizations, ministries and departments, Mr. Sanjrani has proactively worked towards provision of basic amenities, promoting sports and socio-economic empowerment of people and communities from deprived and marginalized areas.
His public sector portfolios include: Director to the Board / Chairman HR Committee, National Industrial Parks Development & Management Company, Ministry of Industries & Production; Chief Coordinator to Prime Minister on Prime Minister’s Grievances Wing, Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad; Director to the Board, Sui Southern Gas Company, Karachi, Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division); Member, Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission, Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad; Director to the Board / Chairman HR Committee, Export Processing Zones Authority, Ministry of Industries & Production; Coordinator (Balochistan), Prime Minister’s Special Grievances Wing.
Mr. Sadiq Sanjrani, throughout his professional life, has maintained a busy and dynamic work routine interspersed by his multifarious engagements at different forums. Such portfolios include Ex-Member (Balochistan), Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, Islamabad; Member, Quetta Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Quetta; Member, All Pakistan Mining Association; Member, Employer Federation of Pakistan; Member, Workers Employer Bilateral Cooperation (WEBCOP); Ex-Director on the Board of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Hospital, Quetta; Founder President, Society for the Services of Humanity (SFSH), Islamabad; Member, Islamabad Club, Islamabad; Member, Gun & Country Club, Islamabad.