Captain (R) Abid Hussain

Capt (R) Abid Hussain hails from district Rawalpindi and is a member of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS). Presently, he is at the senior level of “policy making” in the bureaucracy of Pakistan and is holding the post of Additional Secretary, National Security Division, Islamabad.

As a civil servant his career started as Assistant Commissioner, Shahdadpur, Sindh after completing training from Civil Services Academy, Lahore in 1990. Later on he dedicated more than 9 years of his prolific career to the historic province of Sindh where he served on various physically and mentally challenging assignments such as Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Home Secretary, and Additional Secretary. During this tenure useful services were also successfully tested on executive posts in other provinces such as Executive District Officer (F&P), Punjab, Director (F&D) in the Office of Chief Commissioner ICT and Secretary Finance, AJ&K.

In 2007, he attended the Senior Management Course at National Management College, Lahore and since then has remained posted on major strategic posts at the Federal level, such as Director General (M&E/Audit) NAVTEC, Islamabad, Director General (Planning) ERRA, Islamabad, Joint Secretary in Ministry of Education, Ministry of Industries & production, Additonal Secretary Ministry of Science & Technology, DG National Commission for Human Development and Member NACTA. He also has to his credit attending of the National Security Course 2013-14 at National Defence University, Islamabad.

Prior to his joining of National Security Division, Islamabad, he was serving as Additional Secretary in Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat, Islamabad.