سید مشاہد حیسنپاکستان مسلم لیگ ق کے موجودہ جنرل سیکٹری ہیں۔ اس سے پہلے وہ نواز شریف کی مسلم لیگ (ن) کے رکن تھے۔
مشاہد حسین نے کروڑوں کی جائیداد کے مالک ہونے کے باوجود 2011ء میں صرف 526 روپے محصول ادا کیا۔
Mushahid Hussain Syed (Urdu: مشاہد حسین سید ; b. 1953), is a conservative journalist, geostrategist, and a former media mogul, currently serving as the senator, on a Pakistan Muslim League (Q) platform, to Senate of Pakistan. As of current, he is the current Secretary-General of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q), a centrist conservative party.
Educated and graduated from the Forman Christian College University in Pakistan and the Georgetown University in the United States, Sayed started his career in the journalism when he became the founding editor of the former leading newspaper, The Muslim in 1970s and subsequently arrested by the Military Police for staging a demonstration movement against the military coup d'état by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1979. He came to public limelight and international notice in 1997 when Sayed was appointed as the minister of ministry of information and mass-media broadcasting and subsequently called for successful nuclear tests, (see Chagai-I in 1998. Sayed was the principle media spokesperson and had the control of the media representative services in the country during his stay as minister. Sayed was again arrested in 1999 by General Pervez Musharraf who successfully staged a 1999 coup d'état against the government of Prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Sayed was subsequently released in 2000 and later defected to splinter group of Pakistan Muslim League, and appointed as general-secretary of the splinter group.
In 2008, he secured the nomination for the office of President of Pakistan but conceded his defeat in favor of Asif Ali Zardari.
Mushahid Hussain Sayed has served in the cabinet as federal minister of information from 1997 to 1999 in the Nawaz Sharif government. He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan in 2003. He was reelected in 2012. He was also selected the Secretary General of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q), Pakistan's predominant political party.
September 9, 2010