Mr. Khalil Tahir Sandhu


Assembly Tenure: 2013-till date (16th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Minister: Human Rights & Minorities Affairs
    Member: Special Committee No.5, Special Committee No.6
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Bashir Masih
  • Date of Birth
  • 23rd May 1967
  • Place of Birth
  • Toba Tek Singh
  • Religion
  • Christianity
  • Took oath on
  • 1st June 2013

Personal Career & Interests

Mr Khalil Tahir Sandhu son of Mr Bashir Masih was born on May 23, 1967 at Toba Tek Singh. After graduating from Government College, Faisalabad in 1987, he obtained the degree of B.Ed from Government Education College (1989), Faisalabad and the degree of LL.B. from Punjab University Law College, Lahore in (1994). A human rights activist and a practicing lawyer, who was first elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in 2008 and functioned as Parliamentary Secretary for Human Rights & Minorities Affairs during 2008-13. He has returned to the Assembly for the second consecutive term in general elections 2013 against one of the eight seats reserved for non-Muslims and is serving as Minister for Human Rights & Minorities Affairs (also held additional charge of Health from 11-6-2013 to 12-11-2013). He has recompiled and updated the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as well as the Pakistan Elections Laws by incorporating all the amendments made therein till todate. He has also commissioned a paper providing comparison between Police Rules in Pakistan with those in other countries. He visited UK in the year 2012 to address the House of Lords. He has also frequently travelled to Switzerland (Geneva), USA, Germany, Canada, Nepal, etc. to attend international conferences and seminars especially on human rights issues.

Permanent Contact

  1. Street No.5, Dawood Nagar, Waris Pura, District Faisalabad.
  2. 1-A, Upper Mall, GOR-I, Lahore.

042-99204904 (Resident), 042-99210202 (Work), 0300-9656115 (Mobile), 042-99210035 (Fax)

Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
Govt. of the Punjab Minister for Health 11-06-2013 to 13-11-2013
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA / Parliamentary Secretary for Human Rights & Minority Affairs 2008-13

Visits to other countries

Country Purpose of Visit Duration
United Kingdom To address the House of Lords