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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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

Pak-Russia relations to be expanded in all fields: MushahidISLAMABAD: Pakistan's relations with Russia are pivotal for peace in the region and for strengthening Pakistan's economy.

This was stated by Chairman, Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed during a meeting with the new Russian Ambassador Alexey Dedov, who called Read More

Mushahid lauds labourers' services ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League Secretary General Senator Mushahid Hussain on Thursday appreciated the role of labourers in national development, saying progress could not be made without giving rights to the labour community in the society.

Addressing a function here, he said it was ne 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

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