Haji Muhammad Adeel – Pakistani senator, is the leader of the Awami National Party in the Senate and senior vice president of the Awami National Party.
A Hindko speaker, he is from a family of anti-imperialists, the son of Hakeem Abdul Jalil (Hakeem Sahib was actively involved in the non violence movement, Khudai Khidmatgar against the British Empire in the subcontinent and was the president of All India National Congress Committee Peshawar District and a close colleague of Bacha Khan and Mahatama Gandhi and Member of Central working committee of Congress.
During his political career he served as finance minister and deputy speaker in the provincial government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. He is senator and represents Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the National Finance Commission of Pakistan.
He had two sons : Mohammad Adnan Jalil and Jibran Adeel.
Jibran Adeel died at a very young age of a heart attack.
Role in Senate
Committee(s) : Haji Adeel is member of following standing committees Standing Committee on Interior Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production Standing Committee on Textile Industry Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas
His senate tenure started in March 2009 and conclude in March 2015.
Role in National politics
Parliamentary Leader in Senate of Pakistan Senior Vice President, Awami National Party (ANP) Pakistan. Chairman Election Commission of ANP. Coordinator ANP Lawyers. Member Central & Provincial Executive Committees of ANP. Member, National Executive Committee, Pakistan India People Forum for Peace and Democracy. Member of National Steering Committee INSA (Imagine a New South Asia).
Civil society activist
Haji Adeel is a die hard believer of Pakistan and India friendship. He has been very active in campaign and leads the caucus of parliamentarians for New South Asia.
Haji Adeel also supports various initiatives for Sustainable Development in Pakistan. He supports Pakistani civil society organizations and South Asian Rights groups.