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Ghulam Muhammad

 

Born Aug. 29, 1895; died Aug. 29, 1956, in Karachi. Pakistani statesman and financier.

Ghulam Muhammad began his career as a civil servant in the British colonial administration in India. From 1942 to 1945 he was minister of finances for the principality of Hyderabad. Until 1948 he was linked with Indian monopolies. In August 1947 he entered the first government of Pakistan as minister of finances and economic affairs. From 1951 to 1955 he was governor-general of Pakistan. He sought to establish a strong central authority in the country and prepared the administrative unification of West Pakistan. Under Ghulam Muhammad, Pakistan entered various military alliances, including the Baghdad Pact and SEATO. In his policies, he relied on the big bourgeoisie, landowners, and bureaucracy of Pakistan.

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Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) pais rich tributes to its former General Secretary, Khawaja Ghulam Mohammad Butt, on his 8th death anniversary.
MIRPURKHAS -- A youth namely Rahim Machhi axed to death his 55-year-old father in village Doolih Khan Bhurgari Deh 222 taluka Kot Ghulam Mohammad over a domestic matter on Tuesday.
Talking to a delegation of PTI (AJK), APHC leaders Ghulam Mohammad Safi, Syed Yousaf Naseem, Pervaiz Mir and Tahir Masood assured PTI their fullest support for the success of the march and announced their participation in the march, a press release said.
Srinagar -- In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to freedom leader, Ghulam Mohammad Bulla of Sopore on the eve of his 43rd martyrdom anniversary.
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They went to Ramzan Bazaars of Riaz Shahid Chowk and Kaleem Shaheed Park Ghulam Mohammad Abad and checked availability and quality of vegetables, fruits and other items.
The rule of Ghulam Mohammad as the Governor General of Pakistan (1951-55) is one of the controversial, authoritarian and undemocratic chapter of the Pakistan politics.
Srinagar, July 6 ( ANI ): Supporters of the separatist People's League, a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, staged a protest here on Friday against the sealing of the house of its Chairman, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori.
SANJHORO -- A few unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire on a man namely Ali Gohar Rind near Sanjhoro and as a result he died on the spot, while another by passer namely Ghulam Mohammad Bhatti sustained critical injuries on Monday.
FAISALABAD -- A woman allegedly committed suicide over a domestic dispute in Ghulam Mohammad Abad police area.
Islamabad -- Convener All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Pakistan Chapter, Ghulam Mohammad Saffi urged political leadership to include Kashmir issue in their election manifestos.
Abdus Sattar Khan, the Circle Officer of AntiCorruption department ( Mardan Chapter) told media persons that he along with other members of inquiry team visited the offices of two revenue officials identified as Ghulam Mohammad and Umar Said to record their statements in the inquiry ordered against them by the authorities concerned.