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Welcome to Islamabad Club
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The Islamabad Club
In the year 1967 the following officers got together and decided to establish a Club to provide recreational and sports facilities to the government servants, diplomats and other residents of Islamabad: the new Capital of Pakistan
Mr.S.M Yusuf Foreign Secretary
Mr.Abdul Hamid Chaudhry DG.CDA
Group Captain T.S Jan Dy.Director,ISI
Mr.M.Z Khan OSD Establishment Division
Mr.S.S Jan JS Ministry Of Law
Mr.Rafiq Ahmad Dy Edn Advisor
Mr.Shaharyar M.Khan Director Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The sponsors decided to register the Club as a company to be called the “The Islamabad Club”. The Company was registered on the 22nd of February 1968, as a limited company and was incorporated under the Companies Act of 1963.

An area of 244.8 acres of land was leased to the Club by the Capital Development Authority for construction of the Club House, an eighteen hole Golf Course and other sports facilities. In 2008, an additional 102 acres were leased to the club for development of an additional nine holes for the golf course and a polo ground.

First elections for the Club’s first Management Committee were held on 15th August, 1968.Mr.S.M Yusuf was elected as the President and Mr.Shaharyar M.Khan as the Honorary Secretary of the Club. Nine other committee members were also elected.

Sports facilities comprising 4 Tennis courts and nine holes Golf Course were inaugurated by the President of Pakistan, Field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan on 5th November 1967

The Golf Pavilion was inaugurated by Air Marshal M Asghar Khan on 26 March, 1968. Additional sports facilities comprising 3 Squash Courts and a Swimming Pool were inaugurated by General Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan the President of Pakistan on 13th August, 1969.

The Club Cinema/Badminton hall was donated by the Ruler of Abu Dhabi. This facility was named the “Sheikh Zahid Hall” and inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Zahid Bin Sultan al Nayyan,the Ruler of Abu Dhabi on 21st Jan,1970. In 2007,the Ruler of Abu Dhabi donated a building to house a covered pool and gymnasium.

Due to various factors, the Club persistently showed operating losses necessitating Government subsidies to offset the losses. In 1978, through the Presidential Ordinance No.XXXIII of 17th July 1978,the Club ownership was resumed by the Government and the Company was dissolved. The Club is now being run under the said Ordinance.
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Patrons
Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan 1968-1969
Gen.Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan 1969-1971
Mr.Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto 1971-1977
Gen.Muhammad Zia Ul Haq 1977-1988
Mr.Ghulam Ishaq Khan 1988-1993
Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari 1993-1997
Justice ( R ) M.Rafique Tarar 1998-2001
Gen.Pervaiz Musharaf  2001-2008
Mr. Asif Ali Zardari 2008-2013
Mr.Mamnoon Hussain 2013- Present
 
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Administrators
Maj.Gen ( Retd ) N.A.M Raza 1975-1978
Mr.Ejaz A.Naik 1978-1986
Mr.F.K Bandial 1986-1990
Mr.Jamshed Burki 1990-1993
Syed Naseer Ahmad 1993-1996
Mr.Hafeezullah Ishaq 1996-1999
Syed Roshan Zamir 1999-1999
Mr.Nazar Abbas Siddiqui 1999-2000
Mr.Tariq Aziz 2000-2008
Mr. Mahmood Salim Mahmood 2008-2012
Ms. Nargis Sethi 2012-2013
Mr. Nadeem Hassan Asif 2013-2016
Mr. Shahid Khan 2017-Present
 
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Honorary Secretaries
Shaharyar M.Khan 1968-1970
 
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Secretaries
Mr.M.Z Khana 1970-1972
Mr.Bashir A.Naik 1972-1973
Lt.Col.S.M.Latif 1973-1973
Mr.Qaisar Hayat Khan 1973-1974
Major Gulzar A.Khan 1974-1977
Lt.Col.M.H Zia 1977-1986
Col.M.A Salim 1986-1998
Mr.Arif Mahmud Khan 1998-2017
Mr.Sheharyar Mirza 2017-Present
 
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