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H.E. Doctor Dilshad Najmuddin (1933 – 18 May 2018[1]) was a senior retired Inspector general of the Police Service of Pakistan.[2] He was educated at the famous Woodstock School near Mussorie, India, during the 1940s and later at the Forman Christian College, Lahore.[3]

During the late 1980s, he also served as the Director of the Pakistan Narcotics Control Board (PNCB).[4] After his retirement from the Pakistani Police, Dr. Najmuddin also served for some time as Pakistan's Ambassador to the Papal See from 1991 onwards.[5]

He died in hospital, in Islamabad, Pakistan, after a brief illness on 18 May 2018.[6]

Najmuddin belonged to the well-known Pakistani Christian Najmuddin family of Lahore, Pakistan [7][8] who have run the renowned Joan McDonald schools system in Lahore and Islamabad, since 1921 onwards[citation needed].

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  1. ^ The Christian Church Gazette, Obits: Rawalpindi-Islamabad ed 18th May
  2. ^ Pakistan Civil & Police Service Officers' Directory , Islamabad: Govt of Pakistan, 1989.
  3. ^ Woodstock School Report
  4. ^ Chicago Tribune article 1988 Retrieved 1 November 2015
  5. ^ Papal Address to HE the new Pakistani Ambassador 1991 Retrieved 1 November 2015
  6. ^ See Church Gazette Obit above
  7. ^ The Church Times Lahore, Sept 27th 2013
  8. ^ Mrs Najmuddin, who was a senior English teacher and later principal at Kinnaird College for Women University was his aunt