Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed

Mushahid Hussain Sayed is a journalist, geo-strategist, politician, and an avid writer and reader. Born in Sialkot, Mushahid was raised in a family of five siblings. His father, Col (r) Amjad Hussain Sayed, was a prominent veteran of the Pakistan struggle and a recipient of the gold medal from the Prime Minister in 1997 for his outstanding services. His mother, Sameen Sayed, belonged to an eminent old family of Lahore and was also an activist in the Pakistan Movement. Hailing from a middle-class background, Mushahid was raised in a progressive and forward looking atmosphere, where quality education and hard work were of central focus. Read More


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Islamabad Trilateral Dialogue Inaugural Session

Senator Mushahid Hussain speech in Joint session of Parliament

Senator Mushahid Hussain speech in Joint session of Parliament

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Senator Mushahid's analysis of current affairs on BBC Urdu

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National reconciliation need of hour: Senator Mushahid HussainISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain, has said that national reconciliation is the need of the hour and Pakistan's problems can only be solved collectively, not by any single individual, party, government or institution alone.

He was addressing Read More

Mushahid meets Indonesian president JAKARTA – Organizing Committee of Asian Parliamentary Assembly Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed along with a group of Asian leaders has called on Indonesian President Jokowi in Jakarta.

Mushahid, who is also the secretary general of the Asia-wide civil society organisation, Cen Read More

Mushahid elected APA Executive Council chairman

  • APA agrees to form special committee to mobilise support, strategy for Asian Parliament

The Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) unanimously elected Senator Mushahid Hussain as chairman of its Executive Council during a meeting in the federal Read More

APA agrees to form Special Committee to mobilize support, strategy for Asian ParliamentLahore / Islamabad,Dec 1: Asian Parliamentary Assembly meeting here this morning unanimously elected Senator Mushahid Hussain as Chairman of its Executive Council and decided to establish a Special Committee to mobilise support and prepare a strategy on the fast-track for one-point agenda of establi Read More

India violating working boundary pre planned: Mushahid SIALKOT: Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, Chairman Senate Standing Committee for Defense on Wednesday expressed concern over violation of working boundary by the Indian security forces and termed it a pre-plan violation by Indian Army. "He expressed solidarity with Pak Army, the locals and Pak Ra Read More

Afghan President Out to Ease Relations on Visit to PakistanISLAMABAD — Hoping to recast an often strained relationship with a crucial neighbor, President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan made his first state visit to Pakistan on Friday.

His two-day visit is to include a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday, followed by a joint new Read More

Senate to host three-day APA conference from Dec 1 ISLAMABAD: The Senate will hold a three-day conference of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) starting from December 1 in Lahore with the theme - Quest for Asian Parliament in 'Asian Century.'

Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari has constituted the APA Organizing Committ Read More

Mushahid urges UN to take notice of LoC violations; criticises Jaitley's irresponsible remarks ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Defence Committee Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has termed recent remarks of Indian Defence Minister, Arun Jaitley as hawkish, irresponsible and arrogant mindset of the new Indian leadership.

Addressing a seminar on "Journey to Peace and Co-Prosperity: The Read More

Mushahid urges EU to take notice of rights abuses in Occupied Kashmir ISLAMABAD: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has urged the European Union and champions of human rights to take a strong notice of the gross violation of human rights and atrocities of Indian forces in the Occupied Kashmir.

He expressed these views in a meeting of the Functional Committee on Read More

Senate Committee visits Siachen, Mushahid lauds valour of troops ISLAMABAD: The Senate Defence Committee, led by its Chairman Mushahid Hussain Sayed, has paid an historic visit to Siachen to express solidarity of the Parliament and political forces with the valiant soldiers and officers defending the motherland in the world's toughest terrain.

This wa Read More

Learn Chinese to get a job!

  • Senator Mushahid urges Pakistani youth to learn Chinese from Pak-China Institute to land jobs in projects of Pak-China Economic Corridor
  • Says economic, political, cultural power is shifting from West to East, with 21st Century becoming ‘Asian Century’Read More

Senator Mushahid Hussain says Chinese language and culture part of 'soft power' in Asian Century, Pak-China Economic Corridor to help revive Pakistani economyIslamabad (Sep 26, 2014): Chairman of Pakistan-China Insititute, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has said that to capture the huge job market in the projects related to Pak-China Economic Corridor, Pakistani youth and varsities must benefit from the Online Chinese Language classes offered by Pakistan Read More

Pak-China Economic corridor is of immense importance for revival of Pakistan's economy: Mushahid ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan-China Institute, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed said on Tuesday that the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor is of immense importance for the revival of Pakistan's economy, resolution of energy crisis and strengthening the Federation through development and infrastru Read More

ECP official admitted ROs took orders from ex-CJ: Mushahid

Director HRCP Hussain Naqi, ANP leader Afrasiab Khattak and PML Senator Mushaid Hussain Syed at the consultation in Islamabad on Saturday.

ISLAMABAD: Mushahid Hussain Sayed, secretary general of the Pakistan M Read More

To focus on resolving peoples issues: MushahidISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) senior lawmaker Mushahid Hussain Syed while hailing the government decision to resume dialogue with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Thursday stressed the need to focus on resolving peoples issues and delive Read More

Mushahid Hussain Syed said that the committee introduced innovative approaches and new traditions to revisit the defence paradigm through dialogues, discussions and public hearings involving all the stake holders.Senate Defence Committee Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed said that parliamentary oversight of the defence spending was a must to ensure good governance and transparency.

Underlining the need for more transparency in the defence budget, Mushahid said that the committee introduced in Read More

Building China-Pakistan Community of Shared Destiny in the New EraThe Pakistan China Friendship Centre hosted a seminar on “Building China-Pakistan Community of Shared Destiny in the New Era” which aimed at bringing together the various think-tanks, scholars and opinion leaders to present their views on the subject. This discussion was particularly org Read More