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Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi
Name: Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi
Tenure: March 2012 to March 2018
Province: Sindh
Party: Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM)
Seat Description: General
Designation: Senator
Oath Taking Date: 12-03-2012

Personal Information

Father's Name: Syed Zakir Hussain Mashhadi
Gender: Male

Contact Detail

Home Number: 051-9201224
Mobile Number: 0321-2691790
Fax Number: 051-9223975
E-mail: senator.mashhadi5@gmail.com, stahir.hussain.mashhadi@senate.gov.pk
Local Address: J-111, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad.
Permanent Address: Alnajaf, 225 Street 8, Defence Officers Housing Society, Phase I, Malir Cantt. Karachi.

Academic Career

Qualification: B.Sc (Hons) Psc, Educated in England 1951-1962 in top line public school Queens College, Taunton, Somerset & University of London., Graduate of Command & Staff College Quetta. Hons graduate of University of Baluchistan.

Other Information

Name Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi

Tenure 1st Term: 2006 – 2012
2nd Term March 2012 to March 2018.

Province Sindh

Party Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM)

Seat Description General

Designation Senator

Oath Taking Date 12.03.2006 and 12-03-2012

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Father's Name Syed Zakir Hussain Mashhadi

Contact Detail:
Home Number 051-9201224
Mobile Number 0321-2691790
Fax Number 051-9223975 (Office)
Email senator.mashhadi5@gmail.com and stahir.hussain.mashhadi@senate.gov.pk

Gender Male

Local Address J-111, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad.

Permanent Address Alnajaf, 225 Street 8, Defence Officers Housing Society, Phase 1, Malir Cantt. Karachi.

POLITICAL CAREER

• Vice Chairman of the District Karachi East from 1994-96.
• Chairman Municipal Committee Karachi East 1997.
• Elected as Town Nazim (Mayor), Jamshed Town, Karachi in 2005.
• Resigned from Town Nazim , Karachi.
• Elected to the Senate of Pakistan 2006-2012.
• Elected as Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business and Privileges in 2006-2009.
• Re-elected as Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business and Privileges in 2009-2012.
• Re-elected as Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules of Procedure & Conduct of Business Privileges in 2012-2015.
• Re-elected to the Senate for the 2nd term consecutive time 2012-18.
• Elected Chairman of Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms: 2015 – 2018

PARLIAMENTARY POSITIONS:

• Parliamentary Leader of MQM in Senate.
Chairman:
Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms.
Member:

i. Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms
ii. Parliamentary National Security Committee
iii. Senate Standing Committee on Defence.
iv. Senate Standing Committee on Interior & Narcotics Control.
v. Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs.
vi. Senate House Committee.
vii. Senate Finance Committee
viii. Executive Committee of the Senate Secretariat Employees Welfare Fund.
ix. Senate Business Advisory Committee.
x. Special Committee on Devolution Process.
xi. Special Committee on Ethics.
xii. Senate Committee of the Whole, constituted on adoption of a motion moved by the Leader of the House.
xiii. Council of Chairmen Senate Standing Committees.
xiv. Special Committee on the Performance of PIA.
xv. Bipartisan Special Oversight Committee.
xvi. Special Committee on Twenty Four Demands made by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
xvii. Project Steering Committee.
xviii. Convener: Pak-Bosnia & Herzegovina Parliamentary Friendship Group in Senate of Pakistan.
xix. Convener: Pak-Hungry Parliamentary Friendship Group in Senate of Pakistan.
xx. Convener: Sub-Committee of Senate Standing Committee on Interior & Narcotics Control.


Ex-Chairman:
Remained Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure & Conduct of Business Privileges: 2006-2015.

ACADEMIC CAREER

Qualification B.Sc (Hons) Psc, Educated in England 1951-1962 in top line public school Queens College, Taunton, Somerset & University of London., Graduate of Command & Staff College Quetta. Hons graduate of University of Baluchistan.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Other Information Previous Occupation:

 Pakistan Army as a Commissioned Officer 1967–1992. Retired as Colonel.
 Columnist.
Political Affiliation:

MQM Muttahida Quami Movement
Languages:
English, Urdu, Punjabi & Sindhi.
Tenure in Senate: 2006-2012
2012-2018
Resume:
Senator Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi was born in Jahania Punjab. Belongs to a well known political and literary family of Pakistan. Educated in England 1950 to 1962 in Queens College, Taunton, Somerset, U.K and University of London. Holds B.Sc (Hons) degree. Commissioned in Pakistan army in 1968. Graduated from Command and Staff College 1978, Served in various Command and staff appointments. Took release from Army on own request in 1992. He was a freelance columnist and political analyst. His analytical articles on political, social, cultural and international issues appeared regularly in The Nation, Dawn, Pakistan Observer, Defence Journal, Frontier Post, Baluchistan Times, MAG, The Voice, Pakistan Illustrated and others English newspapers and periodicals. Has been active in social, political, cultural and literary circles in Karachi since retirement. Elected Vice Chairman District East Karachi 1994-96, elected Mayor Jamshed Town, Karachi in 2005. Elected to Senate of Pakistan 2006-12 and Re-elected to Senate 1012-18 Widely traveled has visited USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Thailand, Russia, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uzbekistan, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Switzerland, Iraq, Vietnam, Qatar, Azharbhajan, Turkey, Siri Lanka, China & Mongolia etc.

Hobbies: Reading, tourism and sports.

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