Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi (Urdu: شاه محمود قریشی; born 22 June 1956) is a Pakistani politician, agriculturist and a parliamentarian who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs between 2008 and 2011. Since 2013, he serve's as the vice chairman and deputy parliamentary leader of the Pakistan Movement for Justice. Qureshi entered politics in 1983 after studying history at Forman and law at Cambridge, he was elected as an independent member of Punjab Assembly, only to join the centre-right Muslim League in 1988. He served in the provincial cabinet as minister overseeing the portfolios of planning, development and finance in the conservative Wyne administration until 1993, when he joined the center left PPP. He was elected to the National Assembly the same year from Multan-III and served as the junior minister for parliamentary affairs until 1996 under the Benazir administration. Qureshi served as the provincial leader of the PPP for Punjab between 1999 and 2007, while remaining a MP from Multan-III. In 2008, he was appointed as the Foreign Minister of Pakistan and a and high-ranking member of the central executive committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party. Qureshi was sacked from the position on 9th of February 2011 over the Raymond Davis affair. He substantially resigned from the national assembly and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Qureshi was elected an MP from NA-150 (Multan-III) on 2013 and was elected as the vice chairman of Tehreek-e-Insaf. Qureshi is also the current Sajjada Nashin and custodian of the Mausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam and of the Shrine (Darbar) of Hazrat Baha-ud-din Zakariya. An agriculturalist by trade, Qureshi is also the president of the Farmers Association of Pakistan.
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() is subject of Politicians from Multan, Pakistani politicians, 1956 births, Alumni of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Forman Christian College alumni, Living people, Punjabi people, Aitchison College alumni, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf politicians and Pakistani Sufis.
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