Dr. Sher Afgan Khan Niazi (1946-2012) died in Mianawali. A medical practitioner by profession, he obtained M.B.B.S degree in 1968 from Nishtar Medical College, Multan. He was the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs of Pakistan. He was member Zila Council, Mianwali from1979 to1986, and MNA from 1985 to 1987, 1988 to 1990 and 1993 to 1996. Dr. Niazi was also Federal Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs; Human Rights; Social Welfare and Special Education from 1993 to 1996. Married with a son and two daughters, his travel experiences include visits to U.S.A, India, Sweden U.K and China. He is also famous for memorizing all the articles of the constitution of Pakistan.
He joined former president Musharraf’s newly formed political party, the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML). However, he later resigned from the party following differences with the leadership. He was elected to National Assembly in 2002 as a member of Pakistan People Party (Parliamentarians) but later shifted his loyalty to become PPPP (Patriot) and then joined Pakistan Muslim League (Q).