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Mr. Muhammad Mohsin Leghari

PP-293 ( Rajanpur-I )

Assembly Tenure: 2018-till date (17th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Minister: Irrigation
  • Academic Qualifications
  • PGD
    Certification in Global Financial Markets
    BA
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Email
  • pp.293@pap.gov.pk
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Lt. Col (R) Rafiq Ahmed Leghari
  • Place of Birth
  • Dera Ghazi Khan
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 15th August 2018

Personal Career & Interests

Mr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari son of Col (R) Rafique Ahmed Khan Leghari was born on June 9, 1963 at Dera Ghazi Khan. After initial schooling at Aitchison College Lahore, attended the University of Oklahoma. Later, he obtained Certification in Financial Markets from the Securities Institute of Australia and he also has a Post graduate Diploma in Applied Economics from the University of the Punjab. He has worked with the world's leading multinational financial information and information technology companies before being elected for the first time to the Provincial Assembly from PP 245 (Dera Ghazi Khan V) in 2003 and then again in 2007. During his tenure in the provincial parliament, he was the chairman of the standing committee on Local Government and Rural Development (2003-2007) and member of the Public Accounts Committee (2008-2012). After two terms (2002-2007, 2008-2012) in the provincial parliament he was elected as the first ever independent senator from Punjab in 2012 Senate Elections and retained his Independent status throughout the term. In the senate he served on the following committees, Finance, Functional Committee on Human Rights, Food and National Security, Planning and Development, Delegated Legislation, Water and Power, Defence, and the Communications. He is an alumni of National Defence University, Islamabad and the International Academy for Leadership (IAF) at Theodor Heuss Academy in Gummersbach, Germany. 
He has been elected to the Provincial assembly of Punjab for the third time in 2018 general elections from PP 293 (Rajanpur I) and been given the responsibilities of the Ministry of Irrigation. He belongs to a renowned political family of southern Punjab, which has been represented in the parliaments since before partition. He is widely travelled and has represented Pakistan at the annual United Nations hearings of the Inter Parliamentary Union, 7th World Water Forum in Korea and COP 22, United Nations Climate Change Conference Marrakech, Morocco. He is an avid reader with keen interests in climate change, water scarcity, current affairs and policy making. He is also weekend golfer.

Permanent Contact

  1. Street No.26, House No.345-Z Block, Phase-III, DHA, Lahore

Permanent Contact

  1. Post Office Khar Fort Munro, Tehsil Dera Ghazi Khan, (Tribal Area) District Dera Ghazi Khan

0300-8454445 (Mobile)

Present Contact

  1. 10 New Minister Block, Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore

042-99212809-10 (Home)

Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 2003-2007
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Chairman LG & RD Committee 2004-2007
Senate of Pakistan Senator 2012-2018

Visits to other countries

Country Purpose of Visit Duration
United States Education 1982-1987
Australia Private Tour
Denmark Private Tour
India Private Tour
Maldives Private Tour
Saudi Arabia Hajj
Singapore Private Tour
Sri Lanka Private Tour
Thailand Private Tour
United Arab Emirates Private Tour
United Kingdom Private Tour

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Father Lt. Col. (R) Rafiq Ahmed Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab 1993-1996, 1997-1999
Uncle Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari President of Pakistan President 1993-1997
Uncle Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA / Minister 1977,1988-1990, 1990-1993, 2002-2007, 2008-13
Cousin Sardar Muhammad Jamal Khan Leghari Senate of Pakistan MPA 2013-18
Cousin Muhammad Yousaf Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 2002-2007, 2008-13
Cousin Muhammad Arshad Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA 2008-2013
Uncle Muhammad Jaffar Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1985-1988, 1988-1990, 1993-1996
Uncle Muhammad Jaffar Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA 1997-99, 2002-07, 2008-13, 2013-18
Cousin Muhammad Azhar Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1988-90, 1990-93
Cousin Bilal Asghar Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA 1977
Uncle Rafiq Haider Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1997-1999
Great Uncle Nawab Sir Muhammad Jamal Khan Leghari Punjab Legislative Council Member / Minister 1921-23, 1924-26, 1927-30, 1930-36
Great Uncle Nawab Sir Muhammad Jamal Khan Leghari Punjab Legislative Assembly Member / Minister 1937-45, 1946-47, 1947-49
Uncle Nawabzada Muhammad Khan Leghari Punjab Legislative Assembly Member / Minister 1951-1955
Uncle Nawabzada Muhammad Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of West Pakistan Member 1956-58
Uncle Nawabzada Atta Muhammad Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Member 1972-77
Uncle Nawabzada Mahmood Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Member 1972-77
Uncle Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari Senate of Pakistan Senator 1973-75
Uncle Muhammad Omer Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1985-1988, 1988-90, 1993-96
Uncle Maqsood Ahmed Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA 1985-88
Uncle Maqsood Ahmed Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA / Provincial Minister 1977,1990-93, 1993-96, 1997-99
Uncle Mansoor Ahmed Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1993-96
Uncle Mansoor Ahmed Khan Leghari Senate of Pakistan Senator 1997-99
Cousin Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 1997-99, 2018
Cousin Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA / Minister 2002-07, 2010-13, 2013-18
Cousin Muhammad Khan Leghari Provincial Assembly of the Punjab MPA 2002-07, 2012
Cousin Muhammad Khan Leghari National Assembly of Pakistan MNA 2018 - till date