Mian Maqsood Ahmad
Mian Maqsood Ahmed from Ichhra Lahore, basically belongs to a landlord family of central Punjab. His native town is Nenwal Khalisa, Tehsile Chonian (District Qasoor). He received his basic education from Ichhra Lahore. He graduated in science from Punjab University Lahore and he did his LLB from same Institute. During his graduate studies at Punjab University he got introduction with Syed Abu AlaMududi (RA) and Islami Jamiat Talba (IJT) Pakistan. He became member of Islami Jamiat Talba Pakistan and later he served Islami Jamiat Talba Lahore (1978-79) and Islami Jamiat Talba Punjab University (1979-80) as President. He also served Islami Jamiat Talba Pakistan as General Secretary.
After completion of his education he joined Jamaat e Islami Pakistan and he was nominated as Assistant General Secretary of Jamaate Islami Punjab by Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab Maulana Fateh Muhammad at that time. Later he was appointed as General Secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab and keep on serving at this responsibility until Hafiz Muhammad Idress’s time as Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab. So collectively he remained General Secretary of Jamaat e Islami Punjab from 1986 to 1999.
In 1999, he was appointed as Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Lahore and he organized the work of Jamaat-e-Islami in through city of Lahore and served Lahore Jamaat until 2004. In 2004 Qazi Hussain Ahmed (RA) Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan at that time had appointed him central Deputy Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan and given him responsibility for Internal Election System of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. He served on this position for next eight years and organized the internal election system of Jamaat e Islami Pakistan. During this time he also served as an administrator of Jamaat e Islami central secretariat Mansoorah and established his mark of excellent administration abilities through introducing new departments and beautification of the secretariat.
He is famous in circle of Jamaat-e-Islami and outside for his thought provoking wisdom and knowledge based lectures, media debates and social services for community. Due to his lifelong attachment with Islamic organizations and social works for community he is equally famous in politics and common people of Pakistan.
Due to his excellent leadership qualities and influential spiritual personality Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Siraj-Ul-Haq appointed him Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab (2015-18) after his election by members of Punjab province.