Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Qasim Suri has elected as Deputy Speaker National Assembly.

He secured 183 votes out of 327 total votes. Whereas, MMA's candidate Asad Mahmood secured 144 votes.

Qasim Khan Suri has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018.

He belongs to a Pashtun family of Khilji. His father had a medicine business which Suri took over in 1997 after his father's death.

He received his early education from the Quetta Islamia School and enrolled in Federal Government College in 1988. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1990 and a Master’s degree in international relations in 1992, both from the University of Balochistan.

Qasim Suri has been associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) since 1996 but became an active member in 2007.

In 2013 general election he ran for the seat of the National Assembly on PTI's ticket from NA-259 constituency from Quetta but was unsuccessful. 

He was elected to the NA as a candidate of PTI from NA-265 25 July general election, 2018.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan has nominated him for the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly.