سردار محمد لطیف کھوسہ
|29th Governor of Punjab|
13 January 2011 –22 December 2012
|President||Asif Ali Zardari|
|Prime Minister||Yousaf Raza Gillani|
|Preceded by||Salmaan Taseer|
|Succeeded by||Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood|
|Attorney General of Pakistan|
19 August 2008 –10 October 2009
|President||Asif Ali Zardari|
|Prime Minister||Yousaf Raza Gillani|
|Preceded by||Malik Mohammad Qayyum|
|Succeeded by||Anwar Mansoor Khan|
|Chairman Executive of Pakistan Bar Council|
3 June 1995 –5 July 1998
|Preceded by||Abdus Samad Dogar|
|Succeeded by||Mushtaq A. Memon|
Muhammad Latif Khosa
Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan
|Political party||Pakistan People's Party|
|Residence||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Alma mater||Government College Lahore|
Muhammad Latif Khosa (Urdu : محمد لطیف کھوسہ) was the Governor of Punjab, and a politician representing Pakistan People's Party. A former senator and a former Attorney General of Pakistan, Latif Khosa was appointed as the Governor of Punjab by the President of Pakistan after the murder of late-Governor Salman Taseer on 11 January 2011. He was appointed the attorney general on 19 August 2008. Also served as chairman of the executive committee (CEC) of Pakistan Bar Council. He co-authored an electoral fraud report with former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto shortly before her assassination in December 2007. Khosa was one of Bhutto's top aides.
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Salman Taseer was a Pakistani businessman and a liberal politician, who served as the 26th Governor of Punjab from 2008 until his assassination in 2011.
He belongs to Khosa tribe which is a Baloch tribe.
Sardar Qadir Khan Khoso 19th Chief of Khoso Tribe was born in District Jacobabad. He was the son of the chief of his tribe, Sardar Muhammad Muqeem Khan Khoso, He received his early education from Karachi Saint Patricks school and later from khairpur University after his father's death. Being the son of the tribe's chief, he became the tumandar (chief) of his tribe after his father.
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Senator Khosa appeared before the acting Chief Justice Javaid Iqbal in a hearing over the handling of the Iftikhar Chaudry sacking issue.
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Khosa has been the key instrument in running of the Government in Punjab in spite of issues between the two mainstream political parties PPP (Pakistan People's Party) and PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz)
Soon after the PPP came to power after the 2008 elections Khosa was appointed attorney-general for Pakistan. He has also served as advisor of information technology of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.
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Khosa has been very active in bar politics and his group has won important Supreme Court Bar Association and Pakistan Bar Council elections over the last 30 years. He has been elected as the president of High Court Bar thrice and as member Pakistan Bar Council three times (15 years).
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He has held the portfolios of a minister, advisor and attorney general in the Government of Pakistan and Governor of Punjab in that province.
Khosa was also instrumental in the lawyers' movement for the restoration of dozens of senior judges sacked by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in 2007. The choice of his appointment came after the PPP acquiesced to the PML-N's 10-point agenda to improve performance of the federal government.
Khosa was elected as the general secretary of Pakistan Peoples Party on 23 March 2013. He is also the chairman of the election monitoring cell of Pakistan Peoples Party.
Khosa has been invited to lecture on the subject of Politics, Diplomacy, Foreign Relations and International Law at universities across the globe.
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| Governor of Punjab |
13 Jan 2011 – 22 Dec 2012
Syed Ahmed Mahmud