Zahid Hussain

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For the Canadian cricketer, see Zahid Hussain (cricketer).

Zahid Husain (1893 - 1957) was the first governor of State Bank of Pakistan from June 1948 to July 1953.[1] He also served as Pakistan's first High Commissioner to India from August 1947 to April 1948.[1] He was close aide of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and also the father of Supreme Court of Pakistan Justice (R) Nasir Aslam Zahid.


Zahid remained vice-chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, the first chairman of the Planning Commission and the author of Pakistan's first five-year plan.

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  1. ^ a b Zahid Hussain State Bank of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 June 2013.