Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Hussain Qureshi (Urdu: شاه محمود قریشی; born June 22, 1956) . He is senior Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He was the Foreign Minister of Pakistan in the coalition government of PPP, Muttahida Quami Movement[MQM], ANP and JUI-F formed after the 2008 general elections. He was a senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party, where he was the president of PPP Punjab. He is the head of the Qureshi family and has many followers in the country and in South Asia. Makhdoom Shah Mehmood 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.
Joining Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf
Following the Raymond Davis affair where Davis’ was released without charge for murdering two men in Lahore. Shah Mehmood Qureshi subsequently resigned as Foreign Minister of Pakistan and by November On 27th November Qureshi announced at a PTI rally in Ghotki that he had joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. PTI chairman Imran Khan congratulated the party and the whole nation on this event due to Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s importance.