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Abdullah Saeed
Died 1988
Allegiance Pakistan
Rank Major General
Commands held Pakistan Military Academy
Relations Dr. Saeed Ahmad Khan
Other work Chief Martial Law Administrator for Baluchistan

Major-General Abdullah Saeed was a Pakistani general[1] who served as Commandant of the Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul, Chief Martial Law Administrator for Baluchistan when Zia overthrew Bhutto and later Pakistan's ambassador to Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela and Cuba under Zia-ul-Haq.[2][3][4]

Early career

Abdullah started his career in 6 Frontier Force (FF) Regiment after he graduated the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) course in 1948.[5][6]

Personal life

He was born in Abottabad in the Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. He was the son of Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement Emir Dr. Saeed Ahmad Khan and died in 1988 of colon cancer.[1] Zia-ul-Haq personally went and offered condolences to his family in Lahore.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Defence Journal (Pakistan) 2012, Volume 16, Issue 2, Pg.1
  2. Defence Journal (Pakistan) 2012, Volume 16, Issue 2, Pg.2
  3. Frontline (India) Volume 25; Issue 21, October 11–24, 2008 pg.1-2
  4. Aziz, Shaikh (23 March 2014). "A leaf from history: Zia’s planned precision". 
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2014-10-20. 
  6. Amin, Agha Humayun. "India Pakistan Wars-1947 to 1971-A Strategic and Operational Analysis". 

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