Sajjad Hussain Qureshi

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Sajjad Hussain Qureshi
2nd Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan
In office
21 March 1985 – 29 December 1985
ChairmanGhulam Ishaq Khan
Succeeded byMalik Muhammad Ali Khan
22nd Governor of Punjab
In office
30 December 1985 – 9 December 1988
PresidentMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Ghulam Ishaq Khan
Preceded byGhulam Jilani Khan
Succeeded byTikka Khan
Personal details
Born(1923-09-24)24 September 1923
Died23 January 1996(1996-01-23) (aged 72)
ChildrenShah Mehmood Qureshi (son)
Alma materUniversity of the Punjab (L.L.B)

Makhdoom Sajjad Hussain Qureshi (Urdu: سجاد حسین قریشی) (September 1923 – 23 January 1996) was the Governor of Punjab from 30 December 1985 to 9 December 1988. He did his Matriculation from Pilot Secondary School and B.A. from Govt. Emerson College. Makhdoom Sajjad Hussain Qureshi completed his L.L.B. from Punjab University Law College His father Makhdoom Mureed Hussain Qureshi was member of the Central Legislative Assembly before the Partition of India. Qureshi actively participated in the movement for Pakistan on the instructions of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and visited Sindh & Balochistan to motivate the public in favour of a new Muslim state. He participated in the historical Lahore Resolution of 1940.

Political Career[edit]

He served as the Mayor of Multan Municipality for 10 years. He was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan in 1962, 1965 and 1977. He remained member of the Federal Council of Pakistan from 1981 to 1985. He also became a member of the Senate of Pakistan and was elected the Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan in 1985. His son, Shah Mehmood Qureshi is the Vice Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the current Minister of Foreign Affairs (Pakistan).[1] His grandson Zain Hussain Qureshi was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2018-2022. His other grandson Kabir Ahmad Qureshi is a senior banker in Lahore.


  1. ^ Multan district: socio political profile. Pattan Development Organization. 2006. p. 45.
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Punjab
30 Dec 1985 – 9 Dec 1988
Succeeded by