Zulfiqar Ali Khosa

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Zulfiqar Ali Khosa
Governor of Punjab
In office
August 12, 1999 October 12, 1999
President Muhammad Rafiq Tarar
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Member of the Senate of Pakistan
Assumed office
March 2012
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Constituency Punjab, Pakistan
Personal details
BornOctober 20, 1935
Bahadurgarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
Political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)
Spouse(s)Nadra Begum
Faryal Khosa(m. 2014)
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Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa (Urdu : ذوالفقار علی کھوسہ; born 20 October 1935) [2] is a Pakistani political leader, senator and former Governor of Punjab. He represents Punjab, Pakistan in the Senate of Pakistan. Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan has been elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab for ten consecutive tenures in 1964, 1970, 1977, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2002 and 2008. Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan contested for a National Assembly of Pakistan but lost to his cousin Amjad Farooq Khosa in 2018.

Biography

He comes from a Baloch, Khosa tribe. He was born in Bahadurgarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan. He became the Tumandar of the Khosa in 1935 after the death of his father, Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa. [2] He was the Governor of the Punjab from 17 August 1999 to 12 October 1999. He is an incumbent senator from Punjab, Pakistan, since 2012.

He has three Sons

  1. Hissam Uddin Khan Khosa
  2. Saif Uddin Khan Khosa
  3. Dost Muhammad Khosa [2]

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References

  1. https://nation.com.pk/30-Jan-2014/elderly-khosa-confirms-his-second-marriage
  2. 1 2 3 "Member Profile: Sirdar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa". pap.gov.pk. Provincial Assembly of the Punjab. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Shahid Hamid
Governor of Punjab
1999
Succeeded by
Muhammad Safdar