Shafqat Mahmood expected to join PTI today


Famous Urdu columnist and intellectual Shafqat Mahmood would join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Pakistan (PTI) today (Wednesday), sources said on Tuesday. According to the sources said, PTI chief Imran Khan is expected to visit Shafqat’s residence for a meeting, where Shafqat will make the announcement of joining the PTI. Shafqat did Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard University Cambridge, USA, in 1981. He got another Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Southern California in 1987. He served as assistant commissioner in Murree and Pakpattan from 1975 to 1978 after which he was posted as a provincial deputy secretary in Lahore till 1980.
He also served as deputy commissioner in Gujranwala and DG Khan for 5 years and also as additional commissioner Afghan Refugees Organisation for quite some time in 1985.
He was additional secretary finance in Punjab during 1988-89 and later served as joint secretary PM’s Secretariat from 1989 to 1990. Shafqat was elected as member of Senate in March, 1994 for a six-year term. He is a member of the Senate Standing Committees on Cabinet, Establishment and Management Services, Defence, Defence Production, Aviation, Foreign Affairs, Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas, and the Functional Committee on Govt Assurances.


  1. Good news for PTI. PTI need intelligent people like shafqat mahmood sahib. Welcome to PTI. Insha allah PTI will sweep the next general elections.

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