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इंडियन आवाज़     22 Apr 2019 05:31:43      انڈین آواز

Mahmood Qureshi is new Foreign Minister of Pakistan


PTI Vice Chairman Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has been appointed as the new Foreign Minister of Pakistan. he was also holding same portfolio in the PPP government from 2008 to 2011.

He had resigned from the post after developing differences with PPP leadership over the release of US spy Raymond Davis, who killed two Pakistanis in broad day light in Lahore.

He is a seasoned politician from Multan who has contested and won provincial and national assembly seats since 1985. As a member of the PML-N, he served as the Punjab Minister of Finance and Planning during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Born in Murree, Punjab, Qureshi studied at Aitchison College and received Bachelor of Arts degree from Forman Christian College and Master of Arts degree from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He remained a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab for nine years from 1985 to 1993 and had served in provincial cabinet as Provincial Cabinet of Punjab, in various positions between 1988 and 1993. He served as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the federal cabinet from 1993 to 1996 and later as the Mayor of Multan from 2000 to 2002.

The key post of Finance Minister has gone to senior PTI leader Asad Umar, a two-time MNA. He holds an MBA degree from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He worked with Exxon Chemicals Pakistan before joining Engro Polymer and Chemicals as CEO. He became the President and CEO of Engro Corporation in 2004. He took early retirement as president and CEO from Engro in April 2012 and joined the PTI. His elder brother Muhammad Zubair is senior PML-N leader and recently resigned as Governor of Sindh.

Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has been apponited Minister for Railways. He was previously a minister for information and railways in cabinets working for administrations led by Nawaz Sharif and Musharraf.

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