Mamnoon Hussain

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Mamnoon Hussain
ممنون حسین
Mamnoon Hussain 2014.jpg
Mamnoon Hussain, 2014
12th President of Pakistan
Assumed office
9 September 2013
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Preceded by Asif Ali Zardari
Governor of Sindh
In office
19 June 1999 – 12 October 1999
President Rafiq Tarar
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Moinuddin Haider
Succeeded by AM Azim Daudpota
Personal details
Born Mamnoon Hussain
(1940-12-23) 23 December 1940 (age 77)
Agra, United Provinces, British Raj
(now in Uttar Pradesh, India)
Citizenship  Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Residence Aiwan-e-Sadr
Alma mater Karachi University
Institute of Business Administration
Religion Islam
Website Government website

Mamnoon Hussain (Urdu: ممنون حسین ; born 23 December 1940) is a Pakistani businessman, nationalist conservative,[1] and politician.[2][3] He has served as the President of Pakistan since 9 September 2013.[4]

Hussain briefly served as Governor of Sindh in 1999. His term as governor was cut short by the military coup d'état staged in 1999. After the PML(N) secured majority in general elections held in 2013, Hussain was nominated and elected as President of Pakistan on 30 July 2013.[5] He won the election in a landslide victory winning 432 votes to his rival Wajihuddin Ahmed's 77 votes.

References[change | change source]

  1. Toor, Liaquat (9 December 2013). "Nation united against vices". Special report by Liaquat Toor. Pakistan Observer, 2013. Pakistan Observer. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  2. "Dunya News: Pakistan:-Profile of presidential candidate Mamnoon Hussain..." 
  3. Presidential elections: PML-N picks Mamnoon Hussain for top job. The Express Tribune (Pakistan)
  4. Rashid, Haroon (2 March 2014). "Pakistan's invisible president: Mamnoon Hyssain". Special editorial report by Harood Rashid, the BBC Urdu correspondent. Islamabad: BBC Pakistan Bureau, 2013. BBC Pakistan Bureau. Archived from the original on 2 March 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  5. Staff report (9 September 2013). "Profile:Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain". BBC Pakistan Bureau, 2013. BBC Pakistan Bureau. Retrieved 19 January 2015.