Choudhry Shujaat served as 20th Prime Minister of Pakistan for only about 2 months (30 June, 2004 ~ 28 August, 2004). He also served as Federal Minister of Information, Federal Minister of Industries and Production and Federal Interior Minister during different intervals. He was selected as member of Majlis e Shoora of General Zia ulHaq (Ex. President of Pakistan). He also served as Parliamentary Leader of PML-N in National Assembly. He is also Honorary Consul General of Republic of South Korea since 1982.
Ch. Shujaat Hussain is son of a old politician Ch. Zahur Elahi (late), brother of Ch. Wajaat Hussain (Politician) & Ch. Shufaat Hussain (District Nazim of Gujrat) and cousin of Ch. Pervez Elahi (Ex. Chief Minister of Punjab). His family is called as Chaudhry’s Family of Gujrat. Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain came into politics in 1982 after the assassination of his father. He has proved himself a more respectable politician among public and other politicians too.
Hussain lost is seat from Gujrat in 2008 general elections by hands of Choudhry Ahmed Mukhtar.