Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood

Makhdoom Syed Ahmed Mehmood
(Ahmad Saain)
30th Governor of Punjab
In office
25 December 2012 – 13 May 2013
President Asif Ali Zardari
Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf
Preceded by Latif Khosa
Succeeded by Mohammad 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 1961
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistan 🇵🇰
Political party PML-Q (2001–2005), PML-F (2005–2012), PPP (2012–present)
Spouse(s) Sumaira Mehmood
Relations Pir Pagaro Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi III[2] (cousin), Former Prime Minister Pakistan Yusuf Raza Gilani[2] (cousin), Jahangir Khan Tareen (Brother in Law)
Children Murtaza,[2] Mustafa, Ali and Sakina
Residence Makhdoom House Jamal Din Wali, Rahim Yar Khan Model Town Lahore, Pakistan
Profession Agriculturalist, Business

Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood (Urdu: مخدوم احمد محمود‎) is a Pakistani businessman and politician who is the chairman of JDW Group.[3] Belonging from District Rahim Yar Khan, situated in South Punjab, he has been elected to the Punjab and National Assemblies on PML-F tickets. In the end of 2012, President Asif Ali Zardari declared him Governor-designate of Punjab.[4]

Early life

Ahmed Mehmood was born in 1961. His father was Makhdoom Syed Hassan Mehmood, a politician who was elected as opposition leader. Ahmed Mehmood's grandfather was Makhdoom Ghulam Meeran Shah, who was a Sufi saint.

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
Latif Khosa
Governor of Punjab
25 Dec 2012 – 13 May 2013
Succeeded by
Mohammad Sarwar

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