Governor Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha received his early education from the Islamia High School, Quetta and got a master's degree in English literature from the University of Balochistan Quetta. He owns flour mills and runs other businesses.
Zahoor Ahmed Agha is associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) since 2011. On 7 July 2021, he was nominated for the post of Governor of Balochistan, Pakistan. He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan as a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate from Constituency PB-6 (Quetta-VI) in 2013 general election.