PAKISTAN'S PREMIER: A Confident Leader or a Chaotic Land


Swiveling his busy 16-mm. movie camera as he tours the U.S. this week: Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, 63, Western-minded Premier of Pakistan (pop. 80 million), the U.S.'s stoutest ally in South Asia:

Man in Politics. Born in 1893 in Bengal, British India, where his father, Sir Zahid Suhrawardy, was a Moslem high court judge, his mother a noted Moslem writer in a land where women usually live in obscurity. Moved up along the well-marked trail of well-off Indians to Oxford, won honors and a law degree. Politics-minded, he became a city councilman in Calcutta, a member for 24 years (1921-45) of...

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