(1924–88), Pakistani general and statesman; president 1978–88. As chief of staff, he led the coup that deposed President Zulfikar Bhutto in 1977. He banned all political parties and introduced strict Islamic laws.
Zia ul-Haq, Muhammad
/ˌzēə o͝ol ˈhäk//ˌziə ʊl ˈhɑk/
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