Mushahid Hussain Syed (Urdu: مشاہد حسین سید ) is a Pakistani politician who is the current General Secretary of the center-right Pakistan Muslim League (Q).
Mushahid Hussain has a Master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service in Georgetown University in Washington DC. In Pakistan, he studied at the Forman Christian College in Lahore, from where he received a BA.
Mushahid Hussain Syed has served in the cabinet as federal minister of information from 1997 to 1999 in the Nawaz Sharif government. He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan in 2003 and is Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was also selected the Secretary General of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q), Pakistan's predominant political party. Mushahid at age 29 was the youngest editor of a major newspaper, The Muslim (now closed), published from Islamabad, Pakistan. He was the editor from 1982 to 1987.