Gone are the days when senior, unreliable and old men make up the parliament. We’re in Naya Pakistan now, and have some youthful, crisp and unfathomably stylish individuals on board. Abbas Jafri, a supermodel turned politician has been elected from his voting demographic and packed away a seat in the provincial assembly of Sindh representing Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI).
A male fashion model who had set the tendency for the youth of Pakistan by being the first bearded individual with diversified look and camera appearance.
In an exclusive interview with behtareen.pk a day after July 25 polls; Abbas shared his plans as an MPA and fashion model. “I will set the trend to serve the people who voted me and even who didn’t. I have already opened some offices in my constituency to be able to serve my people,” he informed. “Furthermore, I want the involvement of youth. Every one of them has different experiences so I want to motivate them and bring them to assemblies so that they can have the decision power,” he added.
Jafri also wished continue his career as fashion model, whenever and wherever possible. “I am born ready for everything. It is all about how you manage it. I will continue my career as a model and encourage youth as I had done before,” he informed.
It will be Jafri’s first time in the assembly and he says that he is ready for any task given to him by his party. “I have made proper plans, and I want my people to own Pakistani culture. It is the trend that we possess western lifestyle. We need to make a council, bring our heritage with the help of our designers and commence it globally.” He said.
“Fashion industry is 900 billion dollars market will generate revenue, the culture will be promoted, and unemployment will also be finished,” he added.
He told that he had delayed his marriage programs because of the political career. People have hopes, and he wants to fulfill them beyond their expectations. Moreover, he revealed that he never met directly with the Chairman PTI Imran Khan. Insafiyans are the ideological people, and he likes the thinking of his leader. Luckily, a day after we conducted this interview, Jafri met his leader in Islamabad.
We wish Abbas Jafri good luck and pray that he fulfills all his promises.