. Home .

Pakistan

Part of India

Part of Greeko-Bactrian Kingdom

1011 - 1215 Ghurid Sultanate

27 May 1526 - 02 Aug 1858 Part of Moghul Empire

02 Aug 1858 Part of British India

14 Aug 1947 Independence, Dominion of Pakistan

14 Oct 1955 - 30 Jun 1970 Provinces abolished, divided into East and West Pakistan

23 Mar 1956 Islamic Republic of Pakistan

08 Jun 1962 Republic of Pakistan

26 Mar 1971 East Pakistan proclaims independence as Bangladesh;

effective 16 Dec 197 (recognised by Pakistan in 1974)

14 Aug 1973 Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Government: Islamic Republic.

Capital: Islamabad.

Language: Urdu, Punjabi, Balochi, Sindhi, Pushdu, English.

Religion: Sunni Islam, Shia Islam, Hindu, Christian, Buddhist.

National Anthem: "Pak sarzamin shad bad" (Blessed be the sacred land).

National Motto: Tanzim Yaqeen-e-Muhkam (Unity, Discipline and Faith)

National Day: Republic Day, 23rd March (1956).

Curuncy: Parkistani Rupee.

 

Governors-General

15 Aug 1947 - 11 Sep 1948 Mohammad Ali Jinnah ....................... 1876-1948

11 Sep 1948 - 17 Oct 1951 Khwaja Nazimuddin ......................... 1894-1964

17 Oct 1951 - 06 Oct 1955 Ghulam Mohammad ........................... 1895-1956

06 Nov 1955 - 23 Mar 1956 Sayyid Iskandar Ali Mirza ................. 1899-1969

Presidents

23 Mar 1956 - 27 Oct 1958 Sayyid Iskanda Ali Mirza

27 Oct 1958 - 25 Mar 1969 Mohammad Ayub Khan ........................ 1907-1974 Mil

25 Mar 1969 - 20 Dec 1971 Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan .................. 1917-1980 Mil

(chief martial law administrator to 31 Mar 1969)

20 Dec 1971 - 13 Aug 1973 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ....................... 1928-1979

14 Aug 1973 - 16 Sep 1978 Fazal Ilahi Chaundri ...................... 1904-1982

16 Sep 1978 - 29 May 1988 Gen. Mohammed Zai-ul-Haq .................. 1924-1988 Mil

(de facto military ruler from 05 Jul 1977)

17 Aug 1988 - 18 Jun 1993 Ghulam Ishaq Khan ......................... 1915-2006

18 Jun - 14 Nov 1993 Wasim Sajjad .............................. 1941-

(1st Time)

14 Nov 1993 - 02 Dec 1997 Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari .......... 1940-2010

02 Dec - 31 Dec 1997 Wasim Sajjad (2nd Time)

01 Jan 1998 - 20 Jun 2001 Mohammed Rafiq Tarar ...................... 1929-

20 Jun 2001 - 18 Aug 2008 Gen. Perves Musharraf ..................... 1943- Mil

(Military chief executive from 12 Oct 1999)

18 Aug - 09 Sep 2008 Mohammadmian Soomro ....................... 1950-

(acting)

09 Sep 2008 - 09 Sep 2013 Asif Ali Zardari .......................... 1955-

09 Sep 2013 - Mamnoon Hussain ........................... 1940-

Prime Ministers

15 Aug 1947 - 16 Oct 1951 Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan ................ 1896-1951

17 Oct 1951 - 17 Apr 1953 Khwaja Nazimuddin ......................... 1894-1964

17 Apr 1953 - 11 Aug 1955 Mohammad Ali Borga ........................ 1909-1963

11 Aug 1955 - 12 Sep 1956 Chaudhry Mohammad Ali ..................... 1905-1980

12 Sep 1956 - 17 Oct 1957 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy ................. 1892-1963

17 Oct - 16 Dec 1957 Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar ................. 1898-1968

16 Dec 1957 - 07 Oct 1958 Malik Sir Firoz Khan Noon ................. 1893-1970

07 Oct 1958 - 07 Dec 1971 Post Abbolished

07 Dec - 20 Dec 1971 Nurul Amin ................................ 1893-1974

14 Aug 1973 - 05 Jul 1977 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ....................... 1928-1979

24 Mar 1985 - 29 May 1988 Mohammad Khan Junejo ...................... 1932-1993

09 Jun 1988 - 06 Aug 1990 Benazir Bhutto ............................ 1953-2007

(1st Time)

06 Aug - 06 Dec 1990 Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi ...................... 1931-2009

06 Dec 1990 - 18 Apr 1993 Main Mohammad Nawaz Sharif (1st Time) ..... 1949-

18 Apr - 26 May 1993 Mir Balakh Sher Mazari .................... 1928-

(interim)

26 May - 18 Jul 1993 Main Mohammad Nawaz Sharif (2nd Time)

18 Jul - 19 Oct 1993 Moeenuddin Ahmed Qureshi .................. 1930-2016

(acting)

19 Oct 1993 - 05 Nov 1996 Benazir Bhutto (2nd Time)

05 Nov 1996 - 17 Feb 1997 Malik Miraj Khalid ........................ 1916-2003

(interim)

17 Feb 1997 - 12 Oct 1999 Main Mohammad Nawaz Sharif (3rd Time)

23 Nov 2002 - 30 Jun 2004 Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamil an-Naqshbandi ... 1944-

01 Jul - 28 Aug 2004 Chaudhry Shunjaat Huseyn .................. 1945-

28 Aug 2004 - 16 Nov 2007 Shaukat Aziz .............................. 1949-

16 Nov 2007 - 25 Mar 2008 Mohammadmian Main Soomro

25 Mar 2008 - 19 Jun 2012 Makhdoom Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani ......... 1952-

22 Jun 2012 - 25 Mar 2013 Raja Pervez Ashraf ........................ 1950-

25 Mar - 05 Jun 2013 Mir Hazar Khan Khoso ...................... 1929-

(interim)

05 Jun 2013 - Main Mohammad Nawaz Sharif (4th Time)

 

_______________________________________________________________________________

Azad Kashmir

04 Oct 1947 -             Azad (Free) Kashmir, officially:

State of Jammu and Kashmir

 

Presidents

24 Oct 1947 - 12 May 1950 Sardar Mohammad Ibrahim Khan .............. 1915-2003

                          (1st Time)

30 May 1950 - 02 Dec 1951 Sayyed Ali Ahmad Shah

02 Dec 1951 - 18 May 1952 Mir Ways Maulana Mohammad Yusof Shah ...... 1896-1968

18 May      - 21 Jul 1952 Raja Mohammad Haydar Khan

21 Jun 1952 - 30 May 1956 Shir Ahmad Khan

30 May      - 08 Sep 1956 Mir Ways Maulana Mohammad Yusof Shah

                          (2nd Time, acting)

08 Sep 1956 - 13 Apr 1957 Sardar Mohammad Abdul Qayyum Khan ......... 1924-2015

                          (1st Time)

13 Apr 1957 - 30 Apr 1959 Sardar Mohammad Ibrahim Khan

                          (2nd Time)

01 May 1959 - 07 Aug 1964 Khorshid Hasan Khorshid ................... 1924-1988

07 Aug 1964 - 07 Oct 1969 Khan Abdul Hamid Khan

07 Oct 1969 - 30 Oct 1970 Abdul Rahman Khan (1st Time)

30 Oct 1970 - 16 Apr 1975 Sardar Mohammad Abdul Qayyum Khan

                          (2nd Time)

16 Apr      - 05 Jun 1975 Sheikh Mansur Masood

                          (interim)

05 Jun 1975 - 30 Oct 1978 Sardar Mohammad Ibrahim Khan

                          (3rd Time)

30 Oct 1978 - 01 Feb 1983 Mohammad Hayat Khan ....................... 19..-2010

01 Feb 1983 - 01 Oct 1985 Abdul Rahman Khan (2nd Time)

01 Oct 1985 - 20 Jul 1991 Sardar Mohammad Abdul Qayyum Khan

                          (3rd Time)

20 Jul      - 29 Jul 1991 Sahibzade Ishaq Zafar ..................... 1943-2006

(acting)

29 Jul      - 12 Aug 1991 Abdul Rashid Abbasi (1st Time)

12 Aug 1991 - 12 May 1996 Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan ................ 1934-

12 May      - 25 Aug 1996 Abdul Rashid Abbasi (2nd Time)

25 Aug 1996 - 25 Aug 2001 Sardar Mohammad Ibrahim Khan

                          (4th Time)

25 Aug 2001 - 25 Aug 2006 Sardar Mohammad Anwar Khan ................ 1945-

25 Aug 2006 - 25 Aug 2011 Raja Mohammed Zulqarnian Khan ............. 1936-

25 Aug 2011 - 25 Aug 2016 Sardar Mohammad Yaqoob Khan ............... 1953-

25 Aug 2016 - Mohammed Masood Khan ...................... 1951-

 

 

Prime Ministers

29 Jun 1975 - 11 Aug 1977 Abdul Hamid Khan

11 Aug 1977 - 30 Oct 1978 Abdul Rahmad Khan

(acting)

30 Oct 1978 - 17 Jun 1985 Martial law

17 Jun 1985 - 29 Jun 1990 Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan ................ 19..-1999

                          (1st Time)

29 Jun 1990 - 05 Jul 1991 Raja Mumtaz Hussain Rathore

05 Jul      - 29 Jul 1991 Sardar Muhammad Ashraf

29 Jul 1991 - 31 Jul 1996 Sardar Muhammad Abdul Qayyum Khan

01 Aug 1996 - 25 Jul 2001 Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry

25 Jul 2001 - 24 Jul 2006 Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan

                          (2nd Time)

24 Jul 2006 - 06 Jan 2009 Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan

                          (1st Time)

06 Jan - 22 Oct 2009 Sardar Mohammad Yaqoob Khan ............... 1955-

22 Oct 2009 - 29 Jul 2010 Raja Farooq Haider Khan (1st Time) ........ 1955-

29 Jul 2010 - 26 Jul 2011 Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan

                          (2nd Time)

26 Jul 2011 - 31 Jul 2016 Chaudhry Abdul Majeed ..................... 1946-

01 Aug 2016 - Raja Farooq Haider Khan (2nd Time)

 

_______________________________________________________________________________

 

©2009

©2005