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diplomat , United Nation agency official

Sahabzada Yaqub Khan, Diplomat, United Nation agency official ( govt: executive administration)diplomat, United Nations agency official.


Khan, Sahabzada Yaqub was born in December 1920.


Student, Royal Indian Military College. Student, Indian Military Academy, Debra Dun, 1932—1940. Student, Pakistan Army Command and Staff College, Quatta.

Student, Ecole Superieure de Guerre, Paris, 1953—1954. Student, Imperial Defense College, London.


Commissioned officer Indian Army, 1940—1947, Pakistan Army, 1947, vicechief general staff, 1958, advanced through grades to lieutenant general, 1969, Commander armored division. Chief general staff Parkistan Army, corporations Commander, Commander Eastern Zone, 1969—1971. Commandant Army Staff College.

Governor, marital law administrator of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). Retired, 1971

Pakistan ambassador to France, 1972, 1980—1982. Ambassador to Ireland, 1973, to United States of America, to Jamaica, 1973—1977, to Moscow, 1979—1980.

Foreign minister Government Pakistan, Islamabad, 1982—1987, 1988—1990. Special representative of United Nations secretary-general United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, Laayoune, Western Sahara, since 1993.