Syed Zahoor Ahmad Agha

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Syed Zahoor Ahmad Agha
سید ظہور احمد آغا
23rd Governor of Balochistan
In office
9 July 2021 – 13 April 2022
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byAmanullah Khan Yasinzai
Personal details
Born (1971-10-04) 4 October 1971 (age 50)[1]
Pishin District Balochistan, Pakistan[1]
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Syed Zahoor Ahmad Agha (Urdu: سید ظہور احمد آغا); is a Pakistani politician who currently serves as the 23rd Governor of Balochistan from 9 July 2021 to 13 April 2022.[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

He received his early education from Killi Muchaan School, Pishin and got a master's degree in Animal Science from the University of Uganda. He owns 260 animal husbandries.

Career[edit]

Zahoor Agha is associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) since 2011.[1]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan as a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate from Constituency PB-6 (Quetta-VI) in 2013 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received only 2256 votes and lost the seat to Manzoor Ahmad Khan Kakar, a candidate of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP).[4]

On 7 July 2021, after the resignation of Amanullah Khan Yasinzai he was appointed as Governor of Balochistan by Prime Minister Imran Khan.[5][6] He took oath at Governor House, Quetta on 9th July 2021. Chief Justice Balochistan High Court Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail administered the oath.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Zahoor Agha sworn in as Balochistan's governor". DAWN. 10 July 2021.
  2. ^ a b Daily Times Pakistan (9 July 2021). "Zahoor Agha takes oath as new Balochistan governor". Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Syed Zahoor Agha steps down as Balochistan Governor". Dunya News. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  4. ^ "PB-6 Quetta VI Detail Election Result 2013". Pakistani Elections Result. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Zahoor Agha appointed new Balochistan governor as Amanullah Yasinzai resigns". 7 July 2021. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  6. ^ "President appoints Syed Zahoor Agha as new Governor Baluchistan". 7 July 2021. Retrieved 8 July 2021.