Mamnoon Hussain



Designation: President of Pakistan
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Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz

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Mamnoon Hussain born 23 December 1940. He is a Pakistani textile businessman and politician who is the current President of Pakistan, having been elected in 2013.

Hussain briefly served as Governor of Sindh in 1999; his stint as Governor was cut short by the October 1999 military coup d'état. He was elected as President of Pakistan on 30 July 2013, and holds office since 8 September 2013, succeeding Asif Ali Zardari, who did not seek re-election. Mamnoon Hussain, a Nawaz Sharif loyalist, won the presidential election with 432 votes, while his rival candidate Wajihuddin Ahmed received 77 votes.

Personal life

Mamnoon Hussain hails from an Urdu-speaking family of shoe traders and was born in Agra, British India. He and his family migrated to Karachi in 1949 after the Partition of India in 1947. He earned his degree from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi in the 1960s. Hussain was once president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He briefly served as Governor of Sindh in 1999.

Political career

Azhar Haroon, current president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry is quoted to have said: "He had no political affiliation until 1999 but his polite discourse and professional ability impressed Nawaz Sharif, who made him governor of Sindh" He is a relatively less known figure, a Nawaz Sharif loyalist, and was elected as 12th President of Pakistan as the official nominee of the PML-N in the July 2013 presidential election. Hussain secured 432 votes and his only rival Wajihuddin Ahmed received 77. He took oath on 9 September 2013 in a prestigious ceremony held at Aiwan-i-Sadar, attended by main stream Political and Military leadership along with Foreign dignitaries, Media personals and his close relatives.

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shahzad ( klcc,Malaysia) Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:14:03 PM (MDT - USA)
plz help all pakistani people in malaysia

M Sidiq Wani ( Srinagar,India) Thursday, August 01, 2013 4:40:04 AM (MDT - USA)
Wonderful choice to hold the high office to serve Pakistan

muhammad iqbal ( kimhae,Korea Republic of) Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:34:38 PM (MDT - USA)
اپ کو بھت مبارک ھو برنس رود کی اپ شان اور پاکستان کی پہچان ھین۔ اقبال

muhammad shahzad ( sialkot,Pakistan) Tuesday, July 30, 2013 7:04:33 AM (MDT - USA)
congratulation .wish you very good luck. i hope you will be the president of every pakistani with out any discrimination .

Zaheer Akram ( Lahore,Pakistan) Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:15:33 PM (MDT - USA)
He z very honest person n will be loyal with his office for the betterment of Pakistan.

Viqar ul Haq ( Islamabad,Pakistan) Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:37:42 AM (MDT - USA)
It is an honour to be the first to wish you best of luck as the Honourable President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. I hope he will bring prestige and honour to our beleagured nation and help the PML-N Govt to root out our present problems. I hope Education and Health are given top priority to develop our beautiful country. Ameen. Pakistan Zindabad!!!

Ismail khan ( Dubai,United arab Emirates) Tuesday, July 23, 2013 1:17:37 AM (MDT - USA)
He is a nice man and i hope that he will work only for pakistan.

Muhammad Farooq Gujjar ( Islamabad,Pakistan) Tuesday, July 23, 2013 1:06:12 AM (MDT - USA)
If Allah knows this person better for Pakistan, May he be elected. Amen.

rana khalid mahmood ( karachi,Pakistan) Sunday, April 22, 2012 3:41:39 AM (MDT - USA)
from karachi pakistan

rana khalid mahmood ( karachi,Pakistan) Sunday, April 22, 2012 3:40:44 AM (MDT - USA)
while journey to abroad i personally observed that syed mamnoon hussain is a man of calibre and simplicity. being former governor he did not avail protocol and carrying his luggage with himself. at the moment others were there availing protocol but the simlest man did not. i much like his sprit.

Engineer Sardar Bakhsh Malik ( Shikarpur Sindh,Pakistan) Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:53:40 AM (MDT - USA)
MAMNOON HUSSAIN SAHIB the Ex. Governor of Sindh is a genuine Patriotric leader of Pakistan. He leads a simple life, His honesty and sinceriety is not hidden from anyone He remain the Governor Sindh from JUNE 19,1999 till oct 12,1999 Though he got least time as the Governor yet he served for Sindh nicely. MAMNOON HUSSAIN SAHIB is a very kind hearted personality. He beleaves in merit. We pray for his long life and complete health, so that in future he can serve for the betterment of the country as before. I personally love him so much. because his personality is free from any sort of alligation, His appearence in different talkshows is a welcome news. he face the media boldly, he always face the media with complete fact & figures. He presents Party's position nicely and defend the such an excellent way. Truely Your's Engineer Sardar Bakhsh Malik Shikarpur Sindh

MUHAMMAD ASIF ( Mirpurkhas,Pakistan) Monday, November 23, 2009 6:05:39 AM (MDT - USA)
پاکیستان مئسلیم لعاگئع زینداباد

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