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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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

Mushahid meets new OIC Secretary General, hopes that 'OIC will be injected with new vigor and life'Islamabad: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman, Senate Defence Committee has expressed the hope that with the election of the new Secretary General, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), representing 57 Muslim countries, will be injected with new vigor, vitality and dynamism as the voi Read More

Mushahid condoles demise of Majid Nizami ISLAMABAD: Secretary General Pakistan Muslim League-Q Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Saturday expressed grief over the sad demise of veteran journalist and Chief Editor of Nawai Waqt group and Chairman of Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust, Majid Nizami.

Senator Mushahid, in his condolence messag Read More

Antidote to extremism is only education: MushahidIslamabad—Antidote to extremism is only education and EU countries should focus more on quality education of Pakistan’s youth by increasing funding and other technical assistance to Pakistan.

This was stated by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, Chairman of the Senate Standing Comm Read More

Mushahid initiates first-ever Pakistan-Saudi Parliamentary dialogue in Riyadh, urges Muslim Unity to counter challenges, lauds Saudi support to PakistanLeading a delegation of Senators and scholars to Saudi Arabia on the invitation of the Speaker of the Shoura Council, Abdullah ibn Muhammad Al ash-Sheikh, Senator Mushahid Hussain has initiated the first ever parliamentary dialogue on bilateral and Muslim World issues. Says a press statement issued Read More

Mushahid meets RCDS delegation, says 'Pakistan welcomes good ties with Modi's India on basis of equality, reciprocity & resolution of conflicts; had Palestine been resolved there would have been no 9/11'Islamabad: A high-level visiting delegation of the Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) called on the Chairman, Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain, at the Parliament House. The 16-member delegation was led by the RCDS Commandant, Lt General Sir David Bill.

During the 90- Read More

Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed launched Media Manual on Defence BudgetMedia and military harmony vital for national security, Mushahid lauds armed forces sacrifices, first-ever medial briefing on defence budget and launch of Media Manual

Islamabad (May 19, 2014):  In what was a first in the parliamentary history of Pakistan, the Senate Read More

National Cyber Security Council Bill 2014 introduced in Senate by Senator Mushahid Hussain Islamabad: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has presented Pakistan's first ever bill on Cyber Security in the Senate on Monday, named as Cyber Security Council Bill 2014.

The bill, seeking establishment of a 'National Cyber Security Council, defined its functions and powers as to dev Read More

Multi-party panel presents FATA reforms to senators ISLAMABAD: The 10 political parties of the FATA committee met on Wednesday with a group of senior senators to discuss the need for FATA reforms.

Senate Standing Committee on Defence Chairman Mushahid Hussain congratulated the FATA committee for its work and welcomed the consensus recommend Read More

Mushahid moves Senate on Metro Bus project ISLAMABAD: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Secretary General Pakistan Muslim League and Chairman Senate Defence Committee, has filed Adjournment Motion in Senate on Metro Bus Project, says a press statement issued here on Sunday.

The draft of the motion, mentioning media r Read More