He studied in the prestigious Dow Medical College, Karachi.
After graduation, he remained the head of the Medical Aid Committee ?poor patients’ welfare entity of the party.
Gradually, he became a front rank political figure of the MQM.
On his return from almost ten years of political exile in London, he was appointed to the position of the Governor of the province of Sindh.
Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan assumed the charge of his office on December 27, 2002 as the youngest Governor of Sindh.
He is the longest serving Governor of any province of Pakistan since its inception in 1947.
Earlier in 1990, he was the youngest Minister in the Provincial cabinet of Sindh, holding the portfolios of Housing and Town Planning.
He is a great social worker and key political role in MQM