Dost Muhammad Khosa

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Sardar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa
سرداردوست محمد کھوسہ
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Chief Minister of Punjab
In office
12 December 2007 – 8 June 2008
Preceded by Shiekh Ejaz Nisar
Succeeded by Shahbaz Sharif
Constituency Dera Ghazi Khan
Personal details
Born October 22, 1973
Bahadurgarh
Citizenship Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Residence Lahore
Religion Sunni Islam

Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa (Urdu: دوست محمد کھوسہ ‎) (born October 22, 1973) is a Pakistani politician affiliated with centre-right Pakistan Muslim League (N).[1] He was elected as the Chief Minister of Pakistan's most populous province, Punjab on 12 April 2008.[2] Dost Muhammad Khosa, is the son of former Punjab Governor Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa [3] He was born in Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab. He won the General Elections 2008 from Punjab Provincial Seat 244 Dera Ghazi Khan 5.

Education[edit]

October 22, 1973 (age 39 years). Sardar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa received his Primary Education from Aitchison College (Lahore) where he become the headboy,[4] Secondary Education from Government College, Lahore [4] and did his Graduation degree from [Beaconhouse National University] (Lahore).[4]

Political career[edit]

In his political career, Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa was first elected as MPA when his father vacated provincial seat after taking oath as Punjab Governor in August 1999. He had also served as UC Nazim of Churratta, D.G. Khan and later as Naib District Nazim D.G. Khan till contest of general election-2008.[4] Dost Muhammad Khosa was PML-N, DG Khan, district President for the last eight years and was arrested many times during this period on political grounds. Sardar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa also served as CM of Punjab from 2007-2008.He gave a lot of funds to Dera Ghazi Khan.

Personal[edit]

Dost Muhammad Khosa belongs from a Baloch tribe. He is the son of former Punjab Governor Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa.[4] He is the youngest of three brothers.[4] He has two sons,Muhammad Khosa and Osama Khosa.His favourite past times are Horse Riding and Target Shooting.

Tribe[edit]

Sardar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa handles most of the tribal matters as he is the future heir to the throne.He has been nominated by his father as next in line.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Shiekh Ejaz Nisar
Chief Minister of Punjab
2008
Succeeded by
Shahbaz Sharif