History

Islamabad Club was established in the year 1967 to provide recreational and sports facilities for the Government servants, diplomats and other inhabitants of Islamabad; the new Capital of Pakistan. Initially registered as a limited company, titled “The Islamabad Club” under the Companies Act of 1913. An area of 244.8 acres was leased to the Club by the Capital Development Authority. The current geographical area of Club is approx 352 acres.

In 1978, through the Presidential Ordinance No. XXXIII of 17th July 1978, the Club ownership was resumed by the Government of Pakistan and the Company was dissolved. Since then, Club is operating under the said Ordinance (Club Ordinance).  

Islamabad Club is a statutory body; President of Pakistan is Patron of the Club. After 8th amendment the Club came under the administrative control of CAⅅ previously under Ministry of Sports, Culture & Youth Affairs however, with the abolishment of CA&DD w.e.f. 19th September 2018 the Club is now under the administrative control of Cabinet Division, Government of Pakistan.

Islamabad Club is an unincorporated club comprising of its members and is functioning under the ambit of Islamabad Club (Administration) Ordinance 1978 (Club Ordinance). Club is not recipient of any Government grants/PSDP funding etc.

The administration and assets of the Club are vested in the Administrator who is appointed by the Federal Government and is aided and advised by a Managing Committee which is also appointed by the Federal Government.

Club Management structure comprised of Secretary (CEO) of the Club assisted by Department Heads for the execution and oversight of the policy given by the Administrator and the Managing Committee.

The key cardinal principles governing the whole operations of the Club is to utilize the internally generated funds for the key objectives of the Club and to ensure that the resources of the Club are utilized through a consultative and transparent process. Islamabad Club is committed to facilitate and provide the best services to our members and their families.

 

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- 2018
Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi 2018- Present

 

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 2017-2018
Mr. Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan 2018-2020
Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera 2020-Present

 

Honorary Secretaries

Shaharyar M.Khan 1968-1970

 

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