Muhammad Saeed Khan, 887/Latif

Muhammad Saeed Khan - 2009

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Muhammad Saeed Khan, kit no. 887/Latif House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1967 in 8th Class and left the college in 1972 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 10 February 1956 and got married to Mrs. Dilshad on 31 August 1979. They have 2 children - Hina and Ali.

Saeed belongs to the Kaimkhani family. He joined Pakistan Army after leaving Petaro from 1973 to 1983. He took early retirement as a Captain. He was assigned personnel management jobs and provided professional and security training to the troops.

He then went on to acquire a B.A. degree in Political Science and History and an M.A. in English Literature and LL.B. Penal Code, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure Code.

Saeed chose to go into public service and joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1987. His first posting was as Second Secretary at the High Commission of Pakistan in New Delhi from 1987-1990 in charge of Administration, Accounts and Protocol. With a return to Islamabad, he was appointed Director Personnel at the Foreign Ministry from 1991-1994. He was posted to the Pakistan Embassy in Bonn, Germany as First Secretary in charge of Administrative and Political Matters in 1994-1995 and then reverted back to Islamabad in 1996-1997 as Deputy Chief of Protocol.

The next four years were again abroad when he was posted as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Pakistan Embassy in Sana'a, Yemen from 1997-2001, and then to Katmandu, Nepal in a similar capacity from 2001-2004.

He was posted back to Islamabad from 2004-2006 as Deputy Chief of Protocol. In 2007, he served one year at the Pakistan Embassy in Tripoli, Libya as Deputy Chief of Mission and has been serving as Counsellor/Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Pakistan in Pyongyang, North Korea from 2008-2010. He is also the Chief Security Officer of the Mission. He then served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Director General from October 2010 to February 2013.

After this long career, Saeed was finally promoted to the rank of Ambassador of Pakistan, and was posted as High Commissioner of Pakistan to Maldives in Feb 2013. A year later, he was posted as Ambassador of Pakistan to Bahrain.

Saeed is fluent in German and Pashto.

Muhammad Saeed Khan - 1971