On her first visit to India as foreign minister, Khar created controversy by meeting separatist leaders of Kashmir before meeting Indian government representatives. She faced criticism from Indian media as well as from BJP, the opposition party of India. BJP termed Khar's meet with separatists as a "Breach of Protocol" and also demanded an inquiry into the matter.
After becoming the first women foreign minister of the country she first visited Afghanistan and then India for peace talks. Her first visit to India brought about much attention among the general public because the national media in the country was much talking about her beauty and her fashion instead of the talks at hand. Few sections in Indian Media, discussed Khar as style icon in detail, which included discussing the bag she carried, her shades, pearl necklace among other things.
Born on 1977 in Multan, Hina Rabbani Khar is the daughter of Ghulam Noor Rabbani Khar and niece of Ghulam Mustafa Khar who are good politicians. Hina Rabbani is a popular Pakistani member of parliament, affiliated with the PPP. In 2003 to 2007, Hina Rabbani Khar served as the State Minister for Economic Affairs and Statistics as National Assembly member of PML-Q.
She is married to Feroze Gulzar. They have two daughters Annaya and Dina . She is the co-owner of the Polo Lounge, a popular upscale restaurant located on the Lahore Polo Grounds in Lahore.
Education and Career:
In 1999, Hina done B.Sc Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences and went on to earn a M.Sc. in Management from the University of Massachusetts in 2001. She was named to the World Economic Forum’s list of young global leaders in 2008. Hina Rabbani was elected as a member of National Assembly with a ticket from PPP from the constituency of Muzaffargarh, Punjab. See here Hina Rabbani Photo Gallery.