Masuma Hasan

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Masuma Hasan is a Pakistani scholar[1] who was the first woman Ph.D. and first woman federal secretary of Pakistan. She was the Chairperson of Group of 77[2] at the UN in Vienna, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Office in Vienna & International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and other international organizations, and Pakistan’s ambassador to IAEA[3] and Austria[4] (with accreditation to Slovenia and Slovakia).

Her book, Pakistan in a Changing World (1978), is a collection of studies on Pakistan and was considered "well worth reading" by International Affairs.[5]

Education[edit]

Career[edit]

  • 2000–2001 Cabinet Secretary, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad[6]
  • 1997–1999 Director, National Institute of Public Administration, Karachi
  • Chairperson, The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi[7]
  • 1994–1997 Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Office in Vienna, IAEA, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and other international organizations in Vienna, and
  • Ambassador of Pakistan to Austria with accreditation to Slovenia and Slovakia
  • Chairperson, Group of 77 at the UN in Vienna 1996 and Pakistan's Permanent Representative
  • 1991–1994 Director, National Institute of Public Administration, Karachi
  • 1984–1990 Director General, Management Services Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad and Karachi
  • 1981–1984 Director, Public Administration Research Centre, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad
  • 1967–1981 Member of the faculty, National Institute of Public Administration, Karachi

Books[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopaedia of Muslim Biography: I-M 2001 - By Nagendra Kr Singh
  2. ^ PAKISTAN: FATAL SLUM FIRE REIGNITES CONCERNS OVER POOR … Pay-Per-View - Inter Press Service English News Wire - HighBeam Research - January 27, 2009
  3. ^ "Recognition: Dr Masuma named goodwill envoy - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2014-07-16. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
  4. ^ Hamedani, Nina (1 July 2008). "Women: Politics and Leadership". Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Archived from the original on 2017-08-16. Retrieved 15 August 2017 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  5. ^ Kiernan, V.G. (October 1979). "Pakistan in a Changing World/Bangladesh Today (Book Review)". International Affairs. 55 (4): 636–637 – via EBSCOhost. (Subscription required (help)).
  6. ^ Azmat, Zeeshan (16 March 2017). "'Pakistan hit hardest by instability in Afghanistan and rise of extremism'". The News International. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  7. ^ Bordilovska, Olena (21 June 2017). "Olena Bordilovska: Visit to Pakistan". Kyiv Post. Retrieved 17 August 2017.

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