Dost Muhammad Khosa

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Sardar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa
سردار دوست محمد خان کھوسہ
Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab
In office
11 April 2008 – 8 June 2008
Preceded bySheikh Ijaz Nisar (caretaker)
Succeeded byShahbaz Sharif
Personal details
Born (1973-10-22) 22 October 1973 (age 49)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Political partyPakistan People's Party (since December 2018)
Other political
Pakistan Muslim League (N) (until 2018)
SpouseSapna Khan
RelationsAmjad Farooq Khan Khosa (uncle)
Latif Khosa (uncle)
Muhammad Saif-ud-Din Khosa (brother)
Sardar Muhammad Mohiuddin Khosa (nephew)
ParentZulfiqar Ali Khosa (father)

Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa (Urdu: دوست محمد کھوسہ; born 22 October 1973) is a Pakistani politician affiliated with Pakistan People's Party. He was appointed as the Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab on 12 April 2008,< serving until 8 June 2008. He joined the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on 22 December 2018.[1]

Early life[edit]

Khosa is the son of former Punjab Governor and senior political leader of Pakistan Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa.[2] He was born in Lahore on 22 October 1973.[3]

Khosa received his primary education from Aitchison College Lahore,[4] and graduated from University of the Punjab.[5]

Political career[edit]

Khosa was first elected as MPA when his father vacated a provincial seat after taking oath as Punjab Governor in August 1999. He had also served as UC Nazim of Churratta, D.G. Khan and later as Naib District Nazim D.G. Khan until the general election in 2008.Later, he was appointed the Chief Minister of Punjab for just 58 days.[4] In 2018 General elections, he contested election (PP-289) as an independent candidate but lost.[6]


Khosa belongs to the Balochi people. He is the youngest of three sons of former Acting Punjab Governor Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ex-Punjab CM Dost Muhammad Khosa joins PPP".
  2. ^ Hina, Muskan. (11 April 2008) Profile of Sardar Dost Mohammad Khosa | The Pakistani Spectator Archived 6 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2015-09-16.
  3. ^ "Sirdar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa". Profile at Punjab Assembly.
  4. ^ a b c "Dost Muhammad Khosa | Politician @ Pakistan Herald". Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Sirdar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa". Punjab Assembly Data.
  6. ^ "Amjad Khosa wins NA-190 after revised count".

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Political offices
Preceded by
Shiekh Ejaz Nisar
Chief Minister of Punjab
Succeeded by