Minister of Defense Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar of Pakistan

Born in Lahore, Ahmad Mukhtar has done his Operational Management from California, United States and a Diploma in Plastic Technology from West Germany.
Mon, Jun 2 04:35 PMLahore, June 2 (ANI): The Pakistani Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said on Sunday that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led Government would not change its policy towards President Pervez Musharraf in spite of President Bush's support to the beleaguered leader.
Mukhtar said the top priority of PPP's leadership was "to save the government" even if it had to sacrifice its relationship with any person.
turnout ratio of PPP voters that will matter the most in the elections.
LAHORE, April 19-(PPI): Pakistan Peoples Party Palriamentarian (PPPP) leader and former Commerce Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that Shujaat brothers have pushed their poltiical infants into fray following their moral and political defeat recorded in history by the Lahore events.
Chaudhary Mukhtar is a former Commerce Minister and he defeated Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid's (PML-Q) president Chaudhry Shujaat Husain in the elections in Gujrat.
Mukhtar is optimistic that the party will resolve this issue.
Referring to Amin Fahim’s statement on some TV channels declaring his candidacy for prime minister, Mukhtar said he should not have done that and waited for the party’s decision.
Talking to reporters, Mr Mukhtar said that he would not file any objection against Mr Hussain despite of having proves of the corruption and writing-off loans by the Chaudharys as he wanted to face all negative tactics of his opponents.
Cheaper raw material sourced from India would make our exports more competitive in the international market," Mukhtar said as a cabinet meeting chaired by prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani approved the new trade policy.
tvGEO PakistanPPP government capable of surviving without coalition partners: MukhtarUpdated at: 0000 PST, Sunday, August 03, 2008NEW YORK: Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar says that the PPP government was in a position to stay in power even without its coalition partners, and it will continue to serve the people.
During his recent meetings with US officials, Mukhtar said he urged them to help in putting up industries in Pakistan’s tribal areas to provide jobs to the people so as to bring prosperity to the region that would effectively combat terrorism.
Islamabad: Pakistan does not want another war with India over Kashmir, Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said while describing the current status of bilateral relations as the 'best' the two countries ever had.
Defence Minister, Ahmad Mukhtar has said, “We are not oblivious of defence and India cannot cause any loss.
Only strong defence can guarantee the security of the country, Federal Minister for Defence Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar expressed these views during his meeting with Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Tariq Majid on Tuesday.
Later while talking to Online, Federal Minister for Defence Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said that we would fulfil our promise regarding restoration of Judges within 30 days adding all the Political Parties are united.
Replying to a question, Federal Minister for Defence Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said that in the present circumstances Pakistan and India are not a threat to each other.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) central leader Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that majority of the party leaders have agreed to name party’s Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as new Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Responding to a question about exclusion of Amin Fahim from decision-making process, Mukhtar said there was no truth in it and party has not yet made any decision.
Shujaat in the general elections, has been provided VVIP security.
nominating Makhdoom Amin Fahim for Prime Miniters post.
that his name is being taken for the premiership slot.
prime minister would be finalized by the party leadership.
ISLAMABAD : Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar is strongly expected to be the prime minister in the PPP-led coalition government, according to party sources.
Responding to a question, Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar said no new name other than the four already circulating in media was under consideration.
Mukhtar said more border points and travel routes like the Jammu-Sialkot road should be opened up.
Asked if Pakistan needed to keep defence expenditure high if its ties with India were improving, Mukhtar said the country would "have to bring our armed forces to that capability level where nobody could, either on the conventional or nuclear side, bother US.
Mukhtar said they had also discussed cross-border strikes by US.
We agreed that this creates bad blood, Mukhtar said of the strikes.
BEIJING: Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said on Sunday during meetings with Chinese leaders, President Musharraf had informed them about the difficulties being faced by Pakistan in view of the soaring prices of petroleum, edible oil and wheat.
Talking to the media after the meetings, Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said China and Pakistan had unanimity of views on all the regional, international and bilateral issues.
Mukhtar said China had supported Pakistan in the past and the friendly relations would continue to further strengthen in the future as well.
In an exclusive interview with Geo News, Mukhtar said President Bush had expressed reservations on the role of “elements at some level in the ISI.
Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said a number of significant matters came under discussion during the meeting with President Bush.
Islamabad, May 10 : Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was not hiding in Pakistan because its security forces had searched the areas where he was feared to be hiding, Pakistan Defence Minister Ch Ahmed Mukhtar has said.
Islamabad, May 10 : Pakistan Defence Minister Ch Ahmed Mukhtar has said that his country did not want war with India over the Kashmir issue, and the current status of ties between the two countries was the “best” they have ever had in six decades.
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ISLAMABAD: Federal Defence Minister, Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said the Pakistan army remains alert to any border violation and that there is no rift between the government and army.
Talking to media here, Mukhtar said the government and Pak army share complete unanimity of views as regards retaliating any border violation.
Lahore: Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar has said that nuclear weapons will not be used in case of a war between India and Pakistan.
Denying the use of nuclear armaments in case of war, Mukhtar said that a nuclear war would prove disastrous for both the countries.
LAHORE: Federal Minister of Defence Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that nuclear weapons would not be used in case of a war between India and Pakistan adding that the statement of Sonia Gandhi is for their home consumption as part of election campaign.
Mukhtar was talking to media after a visit to ailing PPP leader Haji Aziz-ur-Rehman Chan who is admitted in a local hospital.
Pakistani Defense Minister Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar said on Monday that Islamabad wants peace with India but would defend itself if New Delhi thrusts war.
Defence minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said the detained JuD leaders, including Saeed, could not be tried in Pakistani courts in the absence of evidence against them.
Lahore: Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar has said that nuclear weapons will not be used.
Pakistan defence minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said his country would have been left with a crippled economy if it had not acted on sanctions imposed on JuD by the UN.
Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar said Friday that his government had no choice but to act on the UN ruling.