Mahmoud Haroon

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Mahmoud Abdullah Haroon (1920 – 6 November 2008) Urdu: محمود ہارون was a veteran Pakistani politician with career spanning over five decades and chairman of the Dawn Media Group. He was the second son of Haji Sir Abdullah Haroon, the first being Yusuf Haroon, one of the leaders of Pakistan Movement. During his political career, Mahmoud Haroon served as two-time Governor of Sindh, Federal Interior Minister, Federal Defence Minister, and Mayor of Karachi. He was also the founder of Dubai-based Khaleej Times.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Allah Bakhsh Gabol
Mayor of Karachi
1954–1955
Succeeded by
Al-Haj Malik Bagh Ali
Preceded by
Inamul Haq Khan
Interior Minister of Pakistan
1978–1984
Succeeded by
Sardar F.S. Khan Lodi
Preceded by
Muhammad Khan Junejo
Defence Minister of Pakistan
1988
Succeeded by
Benazir Bhutto
Preceded by
Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim
Governor of Sindh
1990–1993
Succeeded by
Hakim Said
Preceded by
Hakim Said
2nd term
1994–1995
Succeeded by
Kamaluddin Azfar