Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani
|1st Governor of West Pakistan|
14 October 1955 –27 August 1957
|Preceded by||Office established|
|Succeeded by||Akhter Husain|
|3rd Minister of Interior|
26 November 1951 –24 October 1954
|Prime Minister|| Khawaja Nazimuddin |
Mohammad Ali Bogra
|Preceded by||Khwaja Shahabuddin|
|Succeeded by||Iskander Mirza|
Kot Addu, Punjab, British India (present day Punjab, Pakistan)
Nawab Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani (Urdu : مشتاق احمد گرمانی; 1905–1981) was a Pakistani politician. Born in well known landlord Gurmani family from district Muzaffargarh. He was born in Thatha Gurmani a village in Kot Addu Tehsil. In his role as Minister without Portfolio, he signed the Karachi Agreement of 1949 that established a ceasefire line between Pakistani and Indian areas of Kashmir, which later became known as the Line of Control. In 1951, he served as the Executive for Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas and also served as Interior Minister of Pakistan from 1951 till 1954.
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| Interior Minister of Pakistan |
1951 – 1954
Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah
| Governor of Punjab |
1954 – 1955
Part of West Pakistan
| Governor of West Pakistan |
1955 – 1957
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