Shaukat Aziz

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Shaukat Aziz
شوکت عزیز
Aziz at the 2007 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
24th Prime Minister of Pakistan
In office
20 August 2004 – 15 November 2007
President Pervez Musharraf
Preceded by Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain
Succeeded by Muhammad Mian Soomro
17th Finance Minister of Pakistan
In office
12 October 1999 – 15 November 2007
Preceded by Ishaq Dar
Succeeded by Salman Shah
Personal details
Born March 6, 1949 (1949-03-06) (age 66)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
Religion Islam

Shaukat Aziz (Urdu: شوکت عزیز, born March 6, 1949 in Karachi, Pakistan) was the Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007. He became Finance Minister in November 1999. Aziz was chosen by President Musharraf for the position of Prime Minister after the resignation of Zafarullah Khan Jamali on June 6, 2004. He became Prime Minister on August 28, 2004 and served until November 15, 2007. He became the first Prime Minister of Pakistan to complete a full term in office.