Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah was born on 20 April 1952 in Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan. He has been elected as MNA for his fourth term. He is politically affiliated with Pakistan Peoples Party. He is currently the Leader of the Opposition of National Assembly of Pakistan.
Syed Khursheed Shah was lawyer and a businessman by profession, Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah received his masters degree in History in 1974 and LL.B in 1978 from Islamia College, Sukkur.He is married and has two sons and three daughters.He was previously elected as MNA for the terms of 1991, 1993 and 1997 as well as MPA Sindh Assembly for the term of 1988. As a Provincial Minister Sindh, he held the portfolios of Education, Imports, Finance, Information and Transport during 1988. As a Federal Minister during 1993, he held the portfolio of Education.He was made the minister of religious affairs in 2009.In 2013 He was elected as the Leader of the Opposition of National Assembly of Pakistan.