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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National Cyber Security Council Bill 2014 introduced in Senate by Senator Mushahid Hussain Islamabad (April 14, 2014): 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 Read More

Mushahid says Crimea crisis pointer towards New Cold War, urges respect for UN CharterIslamabad: Senator Mushahid Hussain, Chairman Senate Defence Committee, stated that Pakistan’s stance on Ukraine is based on principles, irrespective of the emerging great game between the US and Russia. He was addressing a seminar on “Changing Dynamics in Global Powe Read More

Changing Pakistan deserves better and fair treatment by media, US Islamabad (April 6, 2014): Chairman of Senate Defense Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has said that the Pakistani people showed resilience in the war against terrorism, sacrificing much more than any other country and Pakistan's democratic transformation, with multiple Read More

CPAPD delegation led by dep Secretary General Chen Huaifan visits Pakistan-China InstituteA delegation of the Chinese People's Association for Peace & Disarmament (CPAPD), led by the deputy Secretary General Madame Chen Huaifan, visited the Pakistan-China Institute and had a meeting with the PCI team, headed by its Chairman, Senator Mushahid Hussain.
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Chairman, Pakistan-China Institute, joins in New Year celebrations at Chinese EmbassyThe Chairman of the Pakistan-China Institute, Senator Mushahid Hussain, was among the special guests invited by Ambassador Sun Weidong to the Chinese Embassy to participate in Chinese New Year celebrations. The guests witnessed a special performance of the Kashgar Art Troupe, which had flown in spec Read More

Pakistan's concerns centred on Afghanistan security, stabilityMonday, February 10, 2014 - Islamabad—Pakistan’s principal concerns centered on security and stability in Afghanistan, primarily to ensure that there would be no vacuum nor an ‘action replay’ of the 1989 exit of the Soviet Red Army, which had resulted in a long, debilitating Read More

Senator Mushahid Hussain lauds Germany’s leadership role in defusing Iran and Syrian crises, calls for Pakistan-German Parliament Friendship Group and Joint Chamber of CommerceThe Senate Defence Committee led by its Chairman, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, visited Berlin and had good meetings with the Defence and Foreign Relations Committees of the German Parliament. Says a press statement posted on the official website on Sunday.

The delegation also visited th Read More

Nuclear double standards damaged non-proliferation, says MushahidISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Wednesday said that nuclear tests by India and Pakistan paved the way for a balance of power in South Asia.

"This has compelled both India and Pakistan to behave as responsible nuclear powers while a Read More

Mushahid meets President of Albanian Parliament, calls for Parliament Friendship Group & training of civil- military personnelTirana (Albania), February 4: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Defence Production who is currently on a visit to Albania, today met with the President of the Albanian Parliament Mr. Ilir Meta. The two leaders agreed on the need for promoting cooperation Read More

Senate Defence Committee visits NATO headquartersISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Senate Defence Committee led by its chairman Mushahid Hussain Sayed visited NATO headquarters in Brussels and held a meeting with NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow.

During its stay in Brussels, the delegation also visited the European Union hea Read More

Defence Committee visit Combined Military HospitalISLAMABAD: Senate Defence Committee on Saturday visited the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) to inquire after the health of those injured in the terrorist attack in RA Bazar in Rawalpindi and Bannu.

On arrival in the CMH, the Senate Defence Committee got official protocol and Commandant CM Read More

Cutting trees a crime, says senatorISLAMABAD: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Friday said that cutting trees was a crime and said that as environment was a national issue it should be treated above party politics.

He was addressing a public hearing by parliamentary committee on environment. Senator Mushahid Hussain is the Read More

PCI Annual Report Launch receives wide coverageAt the PCI Annual Report 2013 launch, Pakistan and China came together with the usual effect; show of good will, appreciation and commitment. The charismatic Ambassador of China, His Excellency Sun Weidong along with his charming wife, graced the event, along with a host of other key figures in Paki Read More

Gwadar Port a test of Pak-China ties: MushahidISLAMABAD   - Senator Mushahid Hussain, Chairman Senate Defence Committee, has elucidated the dynamics of Pakistan-China nexus as being characterized by unprecedented and exemplary goodwill and mutuality.
While speaking at an in-house seminar organized by the Centre for Pakistan and Read More

Construing nationhood: Casting a critical lens at the security situation and political cultureISLAMABAD: One of the indubitable strengths of Pakistanis is their resilience, their interminable will to combat challenges  and overcome them.

This was said by Senate Standing Committee on Defence Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain on Friday. Hussain was speaking at a seminar, “ Read More

GB pivotal for Pakistan's ties with China: MushahidISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Defence Committee Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Thursday said that Gilgit-Baltistan is an important unit of Pakistan strategically as well as politically and economically which needs special attention.

In the current context, he said Gilgit-Baltistan is also Read More

Future of Pakistan in hands of educated youth: MushahidISLAMABAD, Jan 1 (APP): Secretary General of Pakistan Muslim League and Chairman Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Wednesday said that bright future of Pakistan is in the hands of educated and talented youth. He said this while addressing an interactive session ‘Catch Read More