Mian Aminuddin

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Mian Aminuddin
4th Governor of West Punjab
In office
2 May 1953 24 June 1954
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Malik Ghulam Muhammad
Preceded by Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar
Succeeded by Habib Ibrahim Rahimtoola
Mian Aminuddin
OccupationCivil Servant (British India)
later Civil service of Pakistan
RelativesMian Usman Aminuddin (son of Mian Amiruddin)
Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of Pakistan 2008-2011 and 2018-?(married to his granddaughter)
Mian Yousuf Salahuddin
Sir Mian Muhammad Shafi
Justice Sir Mian Abdul Rashid

Mian Aminuddin (Urdu : میاں امین الدین) was a civil servant in the Indian Civil Service (British India) and the first Mayor of Lahore, Pakistan. [1] [2] He also was the Chief Commissioner of Balochistan between 1949 and 1952. [3]

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Early life and career

Mian Aminuddin was among the very few and early Muslim members of the Indian Civil Service (British India). [1]

"At independence Pakistan faced an acute shortage of experienced senior administrators. In the government of undivided India, there were only two Muslim ICS officers and one Muslim Indian Political Service (IPS) officer who had risen to the position of joint secretary, namely Mian Aminuddin (ICS, 1923), Ikramullah Khan (ICS, 1927), and Lieutenant (retired) Iskander Mirza." [1] [4]

In Pakistan, Mian Aminuddin later served as Governor of Punjab, Pakistan also from 2 May 1953 to 24 June 1954. [3]

See also

Political offices
Preceded by
Sahibzada Mohammad Kursheed
Chief Commissioner of Balochistan
16 July 1949 - 18 November 1952
Succeeded by
Qurban Ali Khan
Political offices
Preceded by
I.I. Chundrigar
Governor of West Punjab
2 May 1953 - 24 June 1954
Succeeded by
Habib Ibrahim Rahimtoola

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