Cover Point: Impressions of Leadership in Pakistan by Jamsheed MarkerCover Point: Impressions of Leadership in Pakistan by Jamsheed Marker

Cover Point: Impressions of Leadership in Pakistan

byJamsheed Marker

Hardcover | December 1, 2015

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Jamsheed Markers lifetime in the diplomatic service of Pakistan gave him a unique vintage point. In cricket terms, he was at cover point, near enough to the wicket to follow the action around the stumps...yet sufficiently distant for a general overview of the state of play. Unlike hispreviously published book Quiet Diplomacy: Memoirs of an Ambassador of Pakistan (OUP, 2010), which is a rich history of his many ambassadorial assignments, Cover Point mainly covers Markers impressions of Pakistans most powerful leaders. With the exception of the incorruptible Quaid-i-Azam MuhammadAli Jinnah and his lieutenant Liaquat Ali Khan, all of Pakistans leaders succumbed, in increasingly pernicious fashion, to the malign and pervasive influences of sycophancy and flattery. This work relates the first-hand impressions of the author which he garnered during his illustrious career, starting with Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah up until the rule of General Pervez Musharraf.
Distinguished veteran Pakistani diplomat Jamsheed Marker hails from a well-known Parsee family of Quetta and Karachi. He was born on 24 November 1922 in Hyderabad, India. Marker received his education from the Doon School in Dehradun and the Forman Christian College, Lahore, where he graduated as a gold medallist with an Honours degree...
Title:Cover Point: Impressions of Leadership in PakistanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pagesPublished:December 1, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199402892

ISBN - 13:9780199402892

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