Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood

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Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood
43rd Governor of Punjab
In office
3 January 2013 – 13 May 2013
PresidentAsif Ali Zardari
Prime MinisterRaja Parvez Ashraf
Preceded byLatif Khosa
Succeeded byMohammad 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
District chairman Rahim Yar Khan
In office
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
Syed Ahmed Mehmood

12 September 1955 (1955-09-12) (age 68)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Political partyPakistan People's Party (since 2012)
Other political
Pakistan Muslim League (F) (2005-2012)
Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (2001-2005)
Pakistan Muslim League (N) (1993-2001)
Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (1988-1993)
Residence(s)Makhdoom House Jamal Din Wali, Rahim Yar Khan Model Town Lahore, Pakistan
ProfessionFarming, business,Landlord

Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood (Urdu: مخدوم احمد محمود) is a Pakistani businessman and politician who is the chairman of JDW Group.[3] Belonging from Jamal Din Wali Tehsil Sadiqabad of District Rahim Yar Khan, in Punjab. He was elected to the National Assemblies on IJI ticket in 1990–1993, PMLN's ticket from 1993 to 1996 and 1996 to 1999. He was also elected to Punjab Assembly on PML-N ticket from 1988 to 1990, and on PML-F ticket from 2008 to 2012. He remained District Nazim Rahim Yar Khan from 2001 to 2005. In the end of 2012 he left PML-F and joined PPP on desire of then President Asif Ali Zardari who had declared him Governor-designate of Punjab.[4]

Before joining the Peoples Party, he was part of the Muslim League-F, but joined the Peoples Party after settling for the governorship. He left PML-F and became Governor Punjab. Presently, he is the president of PPP South Punjab chapter.[citation needed]

Political career[edit]

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.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Memogate case: Effective laws needed to bring back Haqqani, SC told".
  2. ^ a b c Ali, Mayed (23 December 2012). "Son to replace Makhdoom as Punjab PML-F president". The News International. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Syed Ahmed Mahmud :: Board of Directors :: Profile of Company :: JDW Group".
  4. ^ "Khosa resigns, Makhdoom Mahmood to be new Punjab governor: sources". 22 December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood takes oath as Punjab Governor". Pak News. 25 December 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Member Profile – Makhdoom Syed Ahmed Mehmood". Provincial Assembly of the Punjab. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Syed Ahmed Mahmood is 34th governor in 88 years". The News International. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Punjab
25 December 2012 – 13 May 2013
Succeeded by