|Religion Islam||Name Muhammad Safdar|
Muhammad Safdar Awan (Urdu: محمد صفدر اعوان; born 19 January 1963) is a Pakistani politician and retired army officer who is currently a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. A member of the Pakistan Muslim League (N). Safdar was the president of the PML-N Youth Wing.
He is the husband of Maryam Nawaz and son in law of the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif.
He was born on 19 January 1963.
Safdar married Maryam Nawaz in 1992 while he was serving as captain in Pakistan Army.
Safdar is a retired Pakistan Army officer with the rank of captain.
Safdar served as assistant commissioner Lahore Model Town.
He ran for the seat of the National Assembly as an independent candidate from NA-35 Islamabad in Pakistani general election, 1990 but was unsuccessful and secured only 108 votes.
In by-elections held in June 2008 following the Pakistani general election, 2008, Safdar was elected as the member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time on PML-N ticket from constituency Rawalpindi.
In 2012, Safdar was suspended the membership of PML-N.
In Pakistani general election, 2013, Safdar was elected as the member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the second time on PML-N ticket from constituency Mansehra.
Safdar is the president of the PML-N Youth Wing.
In May 2016, Safdar was reported to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) by Imran Khan for concealing Maryam Nawaz assets. Safdar denied that however was summoned by ECP in June 2016.
In 2012, Safdar publicly supported Islamic fundamentalist Mumtaz Qadri who assassinated former Governor of Punjab Salmaan Taseer for speaking against the blasphemy law.