Abdus Salim Khan

Pakistani diplomat

H.E. Khan-sahib Abdus Salim Khan (1907-1957) was an early Pakistani diplomat.[1] He served as Pakistan's ambassador in Ceylon (now called Sri Lanka) and Japan.[2] He also served as Consul-General in the United States, posted at New York[disambiguation needed] and later as Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner (a type of special ambassador) to the United Kingdom.[3] Khan died sudddenly in July 1957, while on duty in London, United Kingdom.[4]

Photo, Abdus Salim Khan in 1956-57

He was the son of Khan-sahib Abdul Majid Khan Tarin, OBE, and husband of Begum Mahmooda Salim Khan.[4]


  1. Pakistan Foreign Office Records, 1947-1977, Sr No
  2. FO Records
  3. Obituary Notice, 1957
  4. 4.0 4.1 Obituary Notice