Joanne Herring

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Joanne King Herring (born July 3, 1929) is an American socialite, businesswoman, political activist, philanthropist, diplomat, and former television talk show host.[1] He was born in Houston, Texas.

Herring is best known for being an important policy figure through her long relation with the President of Pakistan Zia-ul-Haq (1977–88). Herring also was the honorary consul at the Consulate-General of Pakistan based in Houston

She is also the recipient of the Jinnah Medal, one of Pakistan's highest honors.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Philip Sherwell (December 2, 2007). "How Joanne Herring won Charlie Wilson's War". The Telegraph. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
  2. Niaz, Anjum (February 21, 2010). "An affair to remember". Anjum Niaz. Dawn News. Retrieved June 12, 2014.