Shafqat Mahmood Pakistan Federal Minister

Hon Shafqat Mahmood

Minister for Federal Education Professional Training and National Heritage, Pakistan

Hon Shafqat Mahmood (MNA), is Federal Minister for the Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training and also serves at the National History and Literary Heritage Division in Pakistan. He has been a Senator (1994-1999) and Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (2013-18). He was awarded the Humphrey fellowship in 1980 and placed at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University from where he completed a Masters in Public Administration. He achieved a further Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern, California, and a Masters in Psychology from the University of Punjab. Mr. Mahmood’s responsibilities have included Member of the Pakistan Delegation to the United Nations 1994-1996, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of Australia and Malaysia 1995-1996, Caretaker Federal Minister for Agriculture (1997), Minister for Information Punjab (1999-2000), Visiting Faculty at the Lahore School of Economics 2001-2003 and more recently, Member National Assembly of Pakistan 2013-18. He wrote a regular weekly column in ‘The News’, the largest English language newspaper in Pakistan, for 11 years.

Next speaker

YB Dr Maszlee Malik

Previous speaker

Professor Alexander Lorz

Back to listing