Zulfiqar Ali Khosa

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Zulfiqar Ali Khosa
Acting Governor of Punjab
In office
August 12, 1999 – October 12, 1999
PresidentMuhammad Rafiq Tarar
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Member of the Senate of Pakistan
In office
2012 – 2018
Constituency = Punjab, Pakistan
Prime MinisterShahid Khaqan Abbasi
Personal details
BornOctober 20, 1935
Bahadurgarh, Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, British India (now Pakistan)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan People's Party
Spouse(s)Nadra Begum
Faryal Khosa
(m. 2014)
[1]

Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa (Urdu: ذوالفقار علی کھوسہ; born 20 October 1935)[2] is a Pakistani political leader, former senator and former Governor of Punjab. He represented 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 in general election 2018 but lost to Sardar Muhammad Amjad Farooq Khan Khosa.

Biography[edit]

He comes from a Baloch Khosa tribe. He was born in Bahadurgarh, Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, British India (now 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 was a senator from Punjab, Pakistan, from 2012 to 2018.

He has three sons: Hissam Uddin Khan Khosa, Saif Uddin Khan Khosa, and Dost Muhammad Khosa.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elderly Khosa confirms his second marriage". 30 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Member Profile: Sirdar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa". pap.gov.pk. Provincial Assembly of the Punjab. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Punjab
1999
Succeeded by