Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood

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Makhdoom Syed Ahmed Mehmood
(Ahmad Saain)
34th Governor of Punjab
In office
25 December 2012 13 May 2013
President Asif Ali Zardari
Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf
Preceded by Latif Khosa
Succeeded by Mohammad Sarwar
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
1990 – 1993 , 1993 – 1996 , 1997 1999 (NA-195)
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
1988–1990 , 2008 2012
Punjab Excise & Taxation Minister
In office
1988–1990
District Chairman Rahim Yar Khan
In office
2001–2005
President of PML-F Punjab Chapter
In office
2008 20 December 2012 [1]
President of Pakistan Peoples Party South Punjab
In office
November 2016 Present
Personal details
Born
Syed Ahmed Mehmood

12 September 1961
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
NationalityPakistan 🇵🇰
Political party PML-N (1988-1999) , PML-Q (2001-2005) , PML-F (2005-2012) , PPP (2012-Present)
Spouse(s)Sumaira Mehmood
RelationsPir Pagaro Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi III [2] (cousin), Former Prime Minister Pakistan Yusuf Raza Gilani [2] (cousin) , Jahangir Khan Tareen (Not Syed, Brother in Law)
ChildrenMurtaza, [2] Mustafa, Ali and Sakina
ResidenceMakhdoom House Jamal Din Wali , Rahim Yar Khan Model Town Lahore , Pakistan
Profession Agriculturalist , Business

Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood (Urdu : مخدوم احمد محمود) is a prominent Pakistani politician belonging from District Rahim Yar Khan situated in South Punjab. He has been elected to the Punjab and National Assemblies on PML-N and PML-F tickets. In the end of 2012, President Asif Ali Zardari declared him Governor-designate of Punjab. [3]

District Administrative division, in some countries, managed by local government

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Rahim Yar Khan District Headquarters in Punjab, Pakistan

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Punjab, Pakistan Province in Pakistan

Punjab is Pakistan's second largest province by area, after Balochistan, and it is the most populated province, with an estimated population of 110,012,442 as of 2017. Forming the bulk of the transnational Punjab region, it is bordered by the Pakistan provinces of Sindh, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the enclave of Islamabad, and Azad Kashmir. It also shares borders with the Indian states of Punjab, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir. The provincial capital of Punjab is the city of Lahore, a cultural, historical, economic and cosmopolitan centre of Pakistan where the country's cinema industry, and much of its fashion industry, are based.

Early Life

Ahmed Mehmood was born in 1961. His father was Makhdoom Syed Hassan Mehmood, a politician who was elected as opposition leader. Ahmed Mehmood's grandfather was Makhdoom Ghulam Meeran Shah, who was a Sufi saint.

On 25 December 2012 he took oath as 29th Governor of Punjab. He resigned from the post of the governor on 13 May 2013 after PML-N swept the elections but president rejected the resignation. [4] [5] [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Ali, Mayed (23 December 2012). "Son to replace Makhdoom as Punjab PML-F president". The News International. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  2. "Khosa resigns, Makhdoom Mahmood to be new Punjab governor: sources". DAWN.com. 22 December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
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Political offices
Preceded by
Latif Khosa
Governor of Punjab
25 Dec 2012 – 13 May 2013
Succeeded by
Mohammad Sarwar