Jashn e-azadi Mubarak. Congratulations on this day of freedom.
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Muhammad Yaseen was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-North, on April 16, 2019. He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary of Immigration on April 30, 2019. He is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship. Additionally, he is co-chair of the Caucus Outreach Committee.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Yaseen worked in the oil industry for almost 40 years, starting his career in 1979 with Texaco Canada and working the last 30 years with Imperial Oil. An engineer by profession, he is experienced in reservoir/joint ventures engineering, and he has held advisory roles for processing, transportation, contracts and projects.
He holds a bachelor of science in petroleum engineering from the University of Wyoming, a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Calgary and a master of business administration from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Yaseen is a professional engineer and is a member of APEGA, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
Mr. Yaseen is an active member of his community, volunteering with the Canadian Red Cross and the Pakistan Canada Association for many years. He has also contributed his time to Junior Achievement, the United Way, the Mustard Seed, MOSAIC Volunteers and the Calgary Food Bank over the years.
Mr. Yaseen was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in November 2012 by then Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the Honourable Donald S. Ethell.
Muhammad is married to Parveen and together they have two grown sons. He enjoys reading, walking and volunteering and speaks English, Urdu and Punjabi.
In the Community
As-salaam alaikum! Eid al-Adha Mubarak!
Happy Eid, to all of those members of the Muslim community here in Alberta and around the world who are celebrating Eid al-Adha as the feast of the sacrifice.
The UCP Government Caucus extends its best wishes to Alberta’s Muslim community during Eid al-Adha. This celebration is one of the holiest of the Muslim calendar, and marks the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
I was happy to rise in the House on July 16th to give a statement on The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) on its 100th anniversary.
Many of you have contacted my office during the pandemic requesting information on financial supports. I would encourage you to visit the following websites to keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 information and supports.
The past two months have presented an unprecedented challenge to our community.
Happy March! I am excited to be headed into Spring, a time of growth and renewal.
Throughout the new year, I would like to reach out to as many constituents as possible.
Great news! Start-up of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project was recently announced.