Mushahid Hussain Syed
Honourable Mr. Mushahid Hussain Syed Joined
Environment Club’s another achievement Mr. Mushahid Hussain Syed Gen. Secretary Pakistan Muslim League(Q) has joined our club which is one of the great achievement.
As Information Minister from 1997 to 1999, Mushahid Hussain was the country’s principal spokesman and appeared frequently on international television and radio channels to present Pakistan’s position on issues ranging from nuclear weapons to Islam and foreign policy. He was also Leader of Pakistan’s Delegation to the UN Human Rights Commission at Geneva in 1993.
Mushahid Hussain has a Master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service in Georgetown University at Washington. While studying in the US, he was President of the Pakistan Students Association and was awarded a Congressional Internship to work in the United States Congress. In Pakistan, he studied at the F. C. College in Lahore, from where he received a BA. In 1982, at age 29, he became the youngest Editor of a national English daily, The Muslim, published from the capital Islamabad, which was respected for its independent positions.
As a specialist on international political and strategic issues, he has lectured
widely and his articles have been published in various national and international
publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, International Herald
Tribune, and Middle East International. He has authored three books. He is also Member
of the Board of Governors of Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), a leading
think tank. He was Pakistan Representative to the Commission of Eminent Persons,
set up by the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) for its reform in 2004-05.
He is also the Vice President of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI) Asia – Pacific Chapter. On January 27, 2006, he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Achievement by the House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines.