Along with leading his party he was also Secretary General of MMA. Fazal ur Rehman belongs to Dera Ismail Khan and is a right-wing politician and cleric, Rose to national politics in 1988, Rahman has been a traditionally strong ally of Benazir Bhutto since 1988 and considered to be influenced and assisted Benazir Bhutto to to help the regime of Taliban after which she helped established the Taliban’s Afghanistan in 1996.
After Benazir Bhutto departed from Pakistan 1998, Rahman acted as interim Leader of the Opposition until 1999. After the 2002 elections, Rahman took the office of Leader of the Opposition where he worked with Benazir Bhutto to tackle down the government of General Pervez Musharraf and Prime minister Shaukat Aziz. Since the 2008 parliamentary elections, Rahman has been remained part of Yousaf Raza Gillani’s led government, but left governemt in 2011 and moved to opposition benches.
Fazl ur-Rahman inherited from his father public support in their native area of Dera Ismail Khan. Since 1988, he won two times from his constituency NA-24 with convincing margins. In 1990 and 1997 he lost from his Rival Kundi family.
Fazl ur-Rahman’s politics, like his father’s, has been at odds with the Muslim League. The father was in Jama’at Ulema-i-Hind (Madani group) which shared the views of the Congress on the partition issue. Fazl ur-Rahman remained in the camp of the political alliances and parties that were opposed to Nawaz Sharif’s League. Only once did he contest the election in alliance with the PML, in 1990, and then too he lost.
Fazl ur-Rahman built his public image by supporting Zulfaqir Ali Bhutto’s daughter Benazir Bhutto and the PPP during her second term as the prime minister.
He is originally from Abdulkhel Panyala in the Dera Ismail Khan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.There are many corruption charges on him and his brother Molana Lutfur Rehman.