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Provinces of Pakistan

Provinces: Balochistan - Gilgit-Baltistan - Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa - Punjab - Sindh - Territories: Islamabad Capital Territory - Tribal Areas - Former Provinces and Territories: Karachi Capital Territory - West Pakistan -

Party abbreviations (political parties banned 7 Oct 1958-8 Jun 1962, 26 Mar 1969-30 Mar 1970, 1 Mar 1978-2 Oct 1988): ANP = Awami National Party (People's National Party, Pashtun nationalist, democratic-socialist, secular, est.1986); BAP = Balochistan Awami Party (centrist, federalist, split from PML-N, est.29 Mar 2018); BNP = Balochistan National Party (Baloch nationalist, socialist, also called BNP-Mengal, est.1996); Ind = Independent; JUI-F = Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Assembly of Islamic Clergy, Deobandi Muslim, leftist-Islamist, est.1998); JWP = Jamhoori Watan Party (Republican National Party, Baloch nationalist, est.1990); NP = National Party (Baloch nationalist, center-left, formed from merger of Balochistan National Democratic Party and Balochistan National Movement, est.Oct 2003); PML-N = Pakistani Muslim League-Nawaz (center-right, conservative, PML Nawaz Sharif faction, split from PML, est.1988); PML-Q = Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid e Azam (liberal conservative, PML dissidents, nationalist, pro-Musharraf to 2010, as Pakistan Muslim League 2004-08, split from PML-N, est.30 Jul 2002); PPP = Pakistan Peoples Party (Islamic socialist, populist, est.30 Nov 1967); PPPP = Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (parliamentary wing of PPP, created by created by Ameen Faheem, est.2002); PTI = Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice, centrist, nationalist, populist, Imran Khan personalist, est.25 Apr 1996); Mil = Military;
- Former parties: AL = Awami League (People's Muslim League, pro-East Pakistan autonomy, Bangala nationalist, 1949-1975); BNA = Balochistan National Alliance (alliance of BNP, NP, JWP and Baloch Haq Tawar Party, est.1987); IJI = Islami Jamhooria Ittehad (Islamic Democratic Alliance, anti-PPP coalition, 1988-1993); INC = Indian National Congress (nationalist, pro-India independence, est.1885); ML = Muslim League (Pakistan nationalist, former All India Muslim League, Aug 1947-Oct 1958); MMA = Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (United Council of Action, islamist, coalition of religious parties, incl. JUI-F, Jamaat-e-Islami and JUP, 2002-2008); NAP = National Awami Party (advocated ethnic based province autonomy, 1957-58, 1962-30 Nov 1967, split into NAP-Bhashani and NAP-Wali); PML = Pakistan Muslim League (successor to ML, divided into many factions, 1962-1988); PML-J = Pakistan Muslim League-Junejo (anti-establishment, PML faction led by Muhammad Khan Junejo, 1986-May 2004); PPP-S = Pakistan People's Party-Sherpao (PPP Aftab Ahmad Sherpao faction, 2002-Oct 2012, then Qaumi Watan Party); RP = Republican Party (supported creation of West Pakistan province, split from ML, Oct 1955-1958); SNF = Sindh National Front (pro-provincial confederation each prov. being semi-independent, 1989-2013, merged into PML-N)
Azad Kashmir: see under main entry for Pakistan

Provinces

Balochistan (Baluchistan)

[Balochistan province
                (Pakistan)]

15 Aug 1947                Baluchistan province of British India becomes Baluchistan
                             province of Pakistan.
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Part of West Pakistan province.
18 Jun 1989                Spelling changed from Baluchistan to Balochistan
                             (confirmed 19 Apr 2010)
.

Chief commissioners
15 Aug 1947 -  3 Oct 1947  Sir Geoffrey Prior                 (b. 1896 - d. 1972)
 4 Oct 1947 -  8 Apr 1948  Sir Ambrose Dundas Flux Dundas     (b. 1899 - d. 1973)
 9 Apr 1948 - 18 Jan 1949  Cecil Arthur Grant Savidge         (b. 1905 - d. 1975)
19 Jan 1949 - 16 Jul 1949  Sahibzada Mohammad Kursheed        (b. 1901 - d. 19..)
16 Jul 1949 - 18 Nov 1952  Mian Aminuddin
13 Feb 1953 -  8 Nov 1954  Qurban Ali Khan
 8 Nov 1954 - 19 Jul 1955  Sardar Bahadur Khan                (b. 1908 - d. 1975)
19 Jul 1955 - 25 Jul 1955  Rahman Ahmad Farooq Hyride
26 Jul 1955 - 14 Oct 1955  R.A.M. Shaker
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Post abolished
Governors
 
1 Jul 1970 - 25 Dec 1971  Riaz Hussain
26 Dec 1971 - 29 Apr 1972  Ghous Bakhsh Raisani               (b. 1924 - d. 1987)

30 Apr 1972 - 14 Feb 1973  Ghous Bakhsh Bizenjo               (b. 1917 - d. 1989)
15 Feb 1973 - 31 Dec 1973  Sardar Mohammad Akbar Khan Bugti   (b. 1927 - d. 2006)
 
1 Jan 1974 -  5 Jul 1977  Mir Ahmed Yar Khan Baloch          (b. 1902 - d. 1979)
 
6 Jul 1977 - 18 Sep 1978  Khuda Bakhsh Bijarani Marri        (b. 1926)
                             (acting)

18 Sep 1978 - 21 Mar 1984  Rahimuddin Khan                    (b. 1924)
22 Mar 1984 -  7 Jul 1984  Sardar Farooq Shaukat Khan Lodi    (b. 1931 - d. 2004)
 
8 Jul 1984 - 30 Dec 1985  Khushdil Khan Afridi
                             (acting to 9 Dec 1984)

31 Dec 1985 - 12 Mar 1991  Mohammad Musa Khan                 (b. 1908 - d. 1991)
13 Mar 1991 - 13 Jul 1991  Mir Hazar Khan Khoso (acting)      (b. 1929)
13 Jul 1991 - 18 Jul 1993  Sardar Gul Mohammad Khan Jogezai
19 Jul 1993 - 18 May 1994  Abdul Rahim Durrani                (b. 1927 - d. 2007)
19 May 1994 - 10 Apr 1997  Imranullah Khan                    (b. 1932)
10 Apr 1997 - 22 Apr 1997  Amirul Mulk Mengal (1st time)      (b. 1945)
                             (acting)
22 Apr 1997 - 17 Aug 1999  Miangul Aurangzeb                  (b. 1928 - d. 2014)
18 Aug 1999 - 21 Oct 1999  Syed Fazal Agha                    (b. 1944 - d. 2020)
21 Oct 1999 - 31 Jan 2003  Amirul Mulk Mengal (2nd time)      (s.a.)
 1 Feb 2003 - 10 Aug 2003  Abdul Qadir Baloch                 (b. 1942)
11 Aug 2003 -  5 Jan 2008  Owais Ahmed Ghani                  (b. 1951)
 5 Jan 2008 - 28 Feb 2008  Amanullah Khan Yasinzai (1st time) (b. 1954)
                             (acting)

28 Feb 2008 - 13 Jun 2013  Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi           (b. 1954)
13 Jun 2013 -  6 Sep 2018  Mohammad Khan Achakzai             (b. 1938)
 6 Sep 2018 -  4 Oct 2018  Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo (acting)  (b. 1974)
 4 Oct 2018 -              Amanullah Khan Yasinzai (2nd time) (s.a.)


Chief ministers

 1 May 1972 - 13 Feb 1973  Sardar Ataullah Khan Mengal        (b. 1929)            NAP
13 Feb 1973 - 27 Apr 1973  Governor's rule
27 Apr 1973 - 31 Dec 1974  Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir Khan          (b. 1920 - d. 1988)  PPP
                             (1st time)    
31 Dec 1974 -  7 Dec 1976  Governor's rule
 7 Dec 1976 -  4 Apr 1977  Sardar Mohammad Khan Barozai       (b. 1922? - d. 2004) PPP
 4 Apr 1977 -  6 Apr 1985  Martial law
 6 Apr 1985 - 29 May 1988  Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir Khan          (s.a.)               PPP
                             (2nd time)
24 Jun 1988 - 24 Dec 1988  Mir Zafrullah Khan Jamali (acting) (b. 1944 - d. 2020)  IJI
                             (1st time)
24 Dec 1988 -  5 Feb 1989  Khuda Bakhsh Mari (acting)         (b. 1926)            Non-party
 5 Feb 1989 -  7 Aug 1990  Sardar Mohammad Akbar Khan Bugti   (b. 1927 - d. 2006)  BNA
 7 Aug 1990 - 17 Nov 1990  Mir Humayun Khan Marri (acting)                         Non-party
17 Nov 1990 - 20 May 1993  Mir Taj Mohammad Khan Jamali       (b. 1945 - d. 2009)  IJI
20 May 1993 - 19 Jul 1993  Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi           (s.a.)               Ind
                             (1st time)

19 Jul 1993 - 20 Oct 1993  Mir Mohammad Nasir Mengal (acting)                      Ind
20 Oct 1993 -  9 Nov 1996  Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi           (s.a.)               Ind
                             (2nd time)    
 9 Nov 1996 - 22 Feb 1997  Mir Zafrullah Khan Jamali (acting) (s.a.)               Ind
                             (2nd time) 
22 Feb 1997 - 15 Jun 1998  Sardar Akhtar Mengal               (b. 1962)            BNP
15 Jun 1998 - 12 Oct 1999  Mir Jamal Mohammad Khan Jamali                          Ind
12 Oct 1999 -  1 Dec 2002  Governor's rule
 1 Dec 2002 - 19 Nov 2007  Jam Mohammad Yousaf                (b. 1954 - d. 2013)  PML-Q
19 Nov 2007 -  9 Apr 2008  Sardar Mohammad Saleh Butani       (b. 1950)            Ind
 9 Apr 2008 - 14 Jan 2013  Nawab Mohammed Aslam Raisani       (b. 1955)            PPP
14 Jan 2013 -
24 Mar 2013  Governor's rule
24 Mar 2013 -  9 Jun 2013  Nawab Ghous Bakhsh Barozai         (b. 1954)            Non-party
                             (interim)

 9 Jun 2013 - 24 Dec 2015  Abdul Malik Baloch                 (b. 1958)            NP
24 Dec 2015 - 13 Jan 2018  Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri         (b. 1961)            PML-N
13 Jan 2018 -  8 Jun 2018  Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo           (s.a.)               PML-Q
 8 Jun 2018 - 19 Aug 2018  Alauddin Marri (interim)           (b. 1979)            Non-party
19 Aug 2018 -              Jam Mir Kamal Khan Alyani          (b. 1973)            BAP


East Pakistan: see under Bangladesh

Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)

[Gilgit-Baltistan
                  (Pakistan)]

16 Nov 1947                Gilgit Agency (formally part of State of Jammu and Kashmir)
                             administered by (but not part of) Pakistan, attached to the
                             North-West Frontier Province.
29 Apr 1949                By Karachi Agreement, Azad Kashmir formally transfers control over
                             the Gilgit Agency and Baltistan to Pakistan.

22 Jun 1950                Control transferred by Pakistan from the North-West Frontier
                             Province to the federal Pakistan Ministry of Kashmir Affairs.

1951                       Tribal Areas of Darel and Tangir accede to Pakistan.
 2 Mar 1963                Shaksgam (Trans-Karakoram) tract (small region along the
                             northeastern border of Gilgit–Baltistan) ceded by Pakistan
                             to China. 
 1 Jul 1970                Federally Administered Northern Areas created (composed of Gilgit
                             agency, Baltistan district,
Darel and Tangir Tribal Areas, and
                             the princely states of Hunza and Nagar), administered by (but
                             not part of) Pakistan, nominally remaining part of Azad Kashmir.
1974                       Pakistan abolishes State Subject Rule in the Northern Areas.
 4 Jan 2008                Devolution package grants autonomy.
 7 Sep 2009                Renamed Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pakistani Political Agent in Gilgit
16 Nov 1947 - 22 Jun 1950  Sardar Mohammad Alam Khan
Chief Executives (in the Pakistani capital)
(Ministers of Kashmir Affairs and [from 1974] Northern Areas [13 Nov 1996-2 Sep 2004
Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas and SAFRON])

31 Oct 1949 - 13 Apr 1950
  Liaquat Ali Khan                   (b. 1895 - d. 1951)  ML
13 Apr 1950 - 24 Oct 1951  Khwaja Shahabuddin                 (b. 1898 - d. 1977)  ML
24 Oct 1951 - 26 Nov 1951  Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani              (b. 1905 - d. 1981)  ML
26 Nov 1951 - 17 Apr 1953  Mahmud Husain                      (b. 1907 - d. 1975)  ML
18 Apr 1953 - 24 Oct 1954  Shoaib Qureshi                     (b. 1892 - d. 1962)  ML
24 Oct 1954 -  6 Nov 1954  M
ohammad Ali Bogra (1st time)      (b. 1909 - d. 1963)  ML
 6 Nov 1954 - 20 Jan 1955  Iskandar Ali Mirza                 (b. 1899 - d. 1969)  Mil
20 Jan 1955 - 11 Aug 1955  Sardar Mumtaz Ali Khan                                  ML
11 Aug 1955 - 14 Oct 1955  Syed Abid Hussain Shah             (d. 1971)            ML  
17 Oct 1955 - 12 Sep 1956  Mohammad Ali Bogra (2nd time)      (s.a.)               ML
12 Sep 1956 - 18 Oct 1957  Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy          (b. 1893 - d. 1963)  AL
18 Oct 1957 - 16 Dec 1957  Muhammad Yusuf Abdullah Haroon     (b. 1916 - d. 2011)  ML
16 Dec 1957 -  7 Oct 1958  
Malik Firoz Khan Nun               (b. 1893 - d. 1970)  JWP
28 Oct 1958 - 23 Apr 1960  Mohammad Ayub Khan (1st time)      (b. 1907 - d. 1974)  Mil
23 Apr 1960 -  1 Jun 1960  
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (1st time)     (b. 1928 - d. 1979)  PPP 
 1 Jun 1960 -  1 Mar 1962  Akhtar Hussain                     (b. 1902 - d. 1983)  Non-party
 2 Mar 1962 -  3 Mar 1962  Wajid Ali Khan Burki               (b. 1900 - d. 1988)  Mil
 3 Mar 1962 -  8 Jun 1962
 Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (2nd time)     (s.a.)               PPP
13 Jun 1962 - 23 Mar 1965  Khan Habibullah Marwat             (b. 1901 - d. 1978)  PPP
23 Mar 1965 - 17 Aug 1965
 Mohammad Ayub Khan (2nd time)      (s.a.)               Mil
17 Aug 1965 - 30 Nov 1966  Chaudhry Ali Akbar Khan            (b. 1911 - d. 1967)
 5 Dec 1966 - 23 Mar 1969  Afzal Rahman Khan                  (b. 1921 - d. 2005)  Mil
 5 Apr 1969 -  3 Aug 1969  Abdul Hamid Khan                                        Mil
 4 Aug 1969 - 22 Feb 1971  Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan           (b. 1906 - d. 1995)  Mil
22 Feb 1971 - 
24 Dec 1971  Vacant
24 Dec 1971 -  6 Mar 1972  Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (3rd time)     (s.a.)               PPP
                             (provincial coordinator)
13 May 1972 - 22 Oct 1974  Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan             (b. 1901 - d. 1981)
 PML
22 Oct 1974 -  5 Feb 1976  Jamal Dar (1st time)               (b. 1908? - d. 1982) Mil
 5 Feb 1976 - 28 Mar 1977  Syed Qaim Ali Shah                 (b. 1933)            PPP
30 Mar 1977 -  5 Jul 1977  Mohammad Hanif Khan (1st time)     (b. 1922 - d. 2004)  PPP
 5 Jul 1977 - 14 Jan 1978  Vacant
14 Jan 1978 - 23 Aug 1978  
Faiz Ali Chishti (1st time)        (b. 1927 - d. 1988)  Mil
27 Aug 1978 - 21 Apr 1979  Faqir Mohammad Khan
21 Apr 1979 - 31 Mar 1980  Faiz Ali Chishti (2nd time)        (s.a.)               Mil
31 Mar 1980 -  9 Mar 1981  M
ohammad Zia-ul-Haq                (b. 1924 - d. 1988)  Mil
 9 Mar 1981 - 25 Dec 1982  Jamal Dar (2nd time)               (s.a.)               Non-party
 5 Jan 1983 -  5 Mar 1983  Raja Sikandar Zaman Khan           (b. 1934 - d. 2007)  Non-party

 5 Mar 1983 - 24 Mar 1985  Jamal Said Mian                                         Mil

10 Apr 1985 - 22 May 1985  Mohammad Khan Junejo               (b. 1932 - d. 1993)  PML
21 May 1985 - 
29 May 1988  Syed Qasim Shah                    (b. 1940)            Non-party
 9 Jun 1988 - 17 Nov 1988  Malik Nasim Ahmed Aheer            (b. 1936)            PPP
 4 Dec 1988 - 23 Mar 1989  Mohammad Hanif Khan (2nd time)     (s.a.)               PPP
23 Mar 1989 - 28 Jan 1990  Mir Baz Mohammad Khan Khetran                           PPP
 7 Oct 1990 -  6 Nov 1990  Abdul Majeed Malik (1st time)      (b. 1919 - d. 2016)  PML-N
17 Nov 1990 - 18 Jul 1993  Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan           (b. 1952)            PML-N
26 Jul 1993 - 19 Oct 1993  Mohammad Shafiq                    (b. 1934)            Non-party

21 Oct 1993 -  5 Nov 1996  Mohammad Afzal Khan Lala           (b. 1926 - d. 2015)  ANP
 5 Nov 1996 - 17 Feb 1997  Omar Khan Afridi
25 Feb 1997 - 11 Jul 1997  Gohar Ayub Khan                    (b. 1937)            PML-N
11 Jul 1997 - 12 Oct 1999  A
bdul Majeed Malik (2nd time)      (s.a.)               PML-N
12 Oct 1999 -  6 Nov 1999  Faisal Saleh Hayat (1st time)      (b. 1952)            PPPP

 6 Nov 1999 - 23 Nov 2002  Abbas Sarfaraz Khan (1st time)     (b. 1960)            Non-party
28 Aug 2002 - 23 Nov 2002  Nisar Ahmad Memon                  (b. 1942)            PML

Dec 2002 - 30 Jun 2004     Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao           (b. 1944)            PPP-S
30 Jun 2004 - 25 Aug 2004  Syed Ghazi Gulab Jamal             (b. 1954)            Non-party
 2 Sep 2004 - 25 Apr 2006  Faisal Saleh Hayat (2nd time)      (s.a.)               PPPP-P
25 Apr 2006 - 16 Nov 2007  Tahir Iqbal                        (b. 1951)            PML-Q
16 Nov 2007 -  4 Jan 2008  Abbas Sarfaraz Khan (2nd time)     (s.a.)               Non-party

Chairmen
 4 Jan 2008 - 31 Mar 2008  Abbas Sarfaraz Khan                (s.a.)               Non-party
31 Mar 2008 - 15 Sep 2009  Qamar Zaman Kaira                  (b. 1960)            MNA/PPP
Governors
15 Sep 2009 - 23 Mar 2010  Qamar Zaman Kaira (acting)         (s.a.)              
23 Mar 2010 - 15 Sep 2010  Shama Khalid (f)                   (b. 1950? - d. 2010)
15 Sep 2010 -  1 Feb 2011  Wazir Baig (acting)                                   
 1 Feb 2011 - 16 Feb 2015  Pir Karam Ali Shah                 (b. 1934 - d. 2020)
16 Feb 2015 - 24 Nov 2015  Mohammad Barjees Tahir             (b. 1949)           
24 Nov 2015 - 15 Sep 2018  Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan             (b. 1945)
15 Sep 2018 -
30 Sep 2018  Fida Muhammad Nashad (acting)      (b. 1945)
30 Sep 2018 -              Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon         (b. 1961)     


Residents
(in Gilgit)
22 Jun 1950 -  2 Mar 1952  G. Mueen-ud-Din
 8 Apr 1952 - 19 Jan 1955  F.A. Karim
19 Jan 1955 -  1 Nov 1956  M. Azfar
 1 Nov 1956 - 24 Dec 1956  Ibne Hassan
24 Dec 1956 - 29 Apr 1957  A.A. Hamid
29 Apr 1957 - 26 Nov 1958  M. Yousuf
26 Nov 1958 - 29 Aug 1960  Mohammad Zaman Kiani
29 Aug 1960 - 22 Jul 1962  A.H. Khan
23 Jul 1962 - 10 Aug 1962  N.M. Khan
10 Aug 1962 -  4 Mar 1963  M. Yusuf
 5 Apr 1963 - 12 Feb 1966  Amanullah Khan Niazi
16 Feb 1966 - 13 Feb 1967  Aslam Abdullah Khan
20 Mar 1967 -  8 Nov 1969  Habibur Rehman Khan
 8 Nov 1969 - 14 Feb 1972
  Mahboob Khan
Resident Commissioners
(in Gilgit)
14 Feb 1972 - 16 Mar 1973  Nasrum-Minallah
12 Apr 1973 -  9 Jan 1975  Ijlal Hussain
10 Jan 1975 -  7 Jun 1976  Khwaja Ataullah Khan
 7 Jun 1976 - 30 Jun 1978  Ashraf Rashid Siddiqi
 1 Jul 1978 - 10 Sep 1979  Abdul Qayum Khan
10 Sep 1979 - 10 May 1980  .... (acting)
Commissioners

11 May 1980 - 23 Mar 1981  Wazir Zada Abdul Qayum Khan
23 Mar 1981 - 18 Feb 1982  Iftikhar-ud-Din (1st time)
19 Feb 1982 - 30 Jun 1982  .... (acting)
 1 Jul 1982 - 25 Sep 1984  Syed Jamil Haider Shah
25 Sep 1984 - 1985         Khalid Mahmud
1985 - 1986                Iftikhar-ud-Din (2nd time)  
Administrators

1987 - 1988                Abdul Qayyum
1988 - 1989                Afzal Kahout
1990 - 1991                Anayat Ullaha Khan

Chief Commissioners
1991                       Bashir Hussian Thair
1991 - 1993                Shakil Durrani
1993                       Mahmud Khan
Chief Secretaries
1994 - 1995                Mahmud Khan
1996 - 1999                Abdul Latif Khan
2000 - c.2001              Sang Marjan
c.2004 - Mar 2005          Muhammad Farid Khan
Mar 2005 - c.Sep 2005      Nadeem Manzoor
200. - 200.                Qamar Zaman
2005 -  4 Jan 2008         ....
Chief executive

 4 Jan 2008 - 11 Dec 2009  Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan             (s.a.)               PML-Q
Chief ministers
11 Dec 2009 - 12 Dec 2014  Syed Mehdi Shah                    (b. 1954)            PPP
12 Dec 2014 - 26 Jun 2015  Sher Jahan Mir (interim)                                Non-party
26 Jun 2015 - 24 Jun 2020  Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman              (b. 1971)            PML-N
24 Jun 2020 - 
1 Dec 2020  Mir Afzal Khan (interim)           (b. 1930)            Non-party
 1 Dec 2020 -              Khalid Khurshid Khan               (b. 1980)            PTI   


Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province)

[Northwest
                          Frontier Province to 2010 (Pakistan)]
to 15 Apr 2010
[Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province (Pakistan)]
Adopted 15 Apr 2010
15 Aug 1947                North-West Frontier Province of British India becomes a
                             province of Pakistan.
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Part of West Pakistan province.
19 Apr 2010                Renamed Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  8 Apr 1948  Sir George Cunningham (3rd time)   (b. 1888 - d. 1964)
 9 Apr 1948 - 16 Jul 1949  Sir Ambrose Dundas Flux Dundas     (b. 1899 - d. 1973)
16 Jul 1949 - 14 Jan 1950  Sahibzada Mohammad Kursheed        (b. 1901 - d. 19..)
14 Jan 1950 - 21 Feb 1950  Mohammad Ibrahim Khan (acting)
21 Feb 1950 - 23 Nov 1951  Ismail Ibrahim Chundrigar          (b. 1898 - d. 1960)
24 Nov 1951 - 17 Nov 1954  Khwaja Shahabuddin                 (b. 1898 - d. 1977)
17 Nov 1954 - 14 Oct 1955  Qurban Ali Khan
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Post abolished
 1 Jul 1970 - 25 Dec 1971  Khwaja Mohammad Azhar Khan         (b. 1918 - d. 2006)
25 Dec 1971 - 30 Apr 1972  Hayat Mohammad Khan Sherpao        (b. 1937 - d. 1975)
30 Apr 1972 - 15 Feb 1973  Arbab Sikandar Khan Khalil         (b. 1913 - d. 1982)
15 Feb 1973 - 24 May 1974  Mohammad Aslam Khan Khattak        (b. 1908 - d. 2008)
24 May 1974 -  1 Mar 1976  Syed Ghawas
 1 Mar 1976 -  6 Jul 1977  Naseerullah Khan Babar             (b. 1928 - d. 2011)
 6 Jul 1977 - 17 Sep 1978  Abdul Hakeem Khan                  (b. 1917 - d. 2007)
11 Oct 1978 - 12 Dec 1985  Fazle Haq                          (b. 1928 - d. 1991)
30 Dec 1985 - 13 Apr 1986  Nawabzada Abdul Ghafoor Khan Hoti  (b. 1923? - d. 1998)
13 Apr 1986 - 27 Aug 1986  Syed Usman Ali Shah
27 Aug 1986 - 16 Jun 1988  Fida Mohammad Khan                 (b. 1919 - d. 2007)
16 Jun 1988 - 19 Jul 1993  Amir Gulistan Janjua               (b. c.1924 - d. 2019)
19 Jul 1993 -  5 Nov 1996  Khurshid Ali Khan                  (b. 1933)
 5 Nov 1996 - 11 Nov 1996  Said Ibne Ali
11 Nov 1996 - 17 Aug 1999  Arif Bangash                       (b. 1935)
17 Aug 1999 - 21 Oct 1999  Miangul Aurangzeb                  (b. 1928 - d. 2014)
21 Oct 1999 - 14 Aug 2000  Mohammad Shafiq                    (b. 1934)
14 Aug 2000 - 13 Mar 2005  Iftikhar Hussain Shah              (b. 1949 - d. 2020)
15 Mar 2005 - 24 May 2006  Khalilur Rehman                    (b. 1934)
24 May 2006 -  7 Jan 2008  Ali Mohammad Jan Orakzai           (b. 1947)
 7 Jan 2008 - 
10 Feb 2011  Owais Ahmed Ghani                  (b. 1951)
10 Feb 2011 - 10 Feb 2013  Masood Kausar                      (b. 1938)
10 Feb 2013 -  8 Apr 2014  Shaukatullah Khan                  (b. 1969)
 8 Apr 2014 - 15 Apr 2014  Asad Qaiser (acting)               (b. 1969)
15 Apr 2014 -  4 Mar 2016  Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan           (b. 1952)
 4 Mar 2016 - 20 Aug 2018  Iqbal Zafar Jhagra                 (b. 1947)
20 Aug 2018 -  5 Sep 2018  Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani (acting)       (b. 1956)
 5 Sep 2018 -              Shah Farman                        (b. 1965)

Chief ministers
15 Aug 1945 - 22 Aug 1947  Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan (2nd time)  (b. 1882 - d. 1958)  INC
23 Aug 1947 - 23 Apr 1953  Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan             (b. 1901 - d. 1981)  ML
23 Apr 1953 - 18 Jul 1955  Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan           (b. 1906 - d. 1995)  ML
19 Jul 1955 - 14 Oct 1955  Sardar Bahadur Khan                (b. 1908 - d. 1975)  ML
14 Oct 1955 - 30 Jun 1970  Post abolished
 1 Jul 1970 -  1 May 1972  Martial law
 1 May 1972 - 21 Feb 1973  Maulana Mufti Mahmood              (b. 1919 - d. 1980)  JUI-F
29 Apr 1973 - 16 Feb 1975  Sardar Inayatullah Khan Gandapur   (b. 1919 - d. 2005)  PPP
16 Feb 1975 -  3 May 1975  Governor's rule
 3 May 1975 -  9 Apr 1977  Nasrullah Khan Khattak             (b. 1928 - d. 2009)  PPP
 9 Apr 1977 -  5 Jul 1977  Mohammad Iqbal Khan Jadoon         (b. 1931 - d. 1977)  PPP
 5 Jul 1977 -  7 Apr 1985  Martial law
 7 Apr 1985 - 31 May 1988  Arbab Mohammad Jehangir Khan       (b. 1936 - d. 2007)  PPP
31 May 1988 -  2 Dec 1988  Fazale Haq (acting)                (s.a.)               Non-party
 2 Dec 1988 -  7 Aug 1990  Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao           (b. 1941)            PPP
                             (1st time) 
 7 Aug 1990 - 20 Jul 1993  Mir Afzal Khan                     (b. 1934? - d. 1997) IJI
                             (acting to 8 Nov 1990)
20 Jul 1993 - 20 Oct 1993  Mufti Mohammad Abbas (acting)                           Non-party
20 Oct 1993 - 25 Feb 1994  Syed Mohammad Sabir Shah           (b. 1955)            PML-N
                             (Pir Sabir Shah)
25 Feb 1994 - 24 Apr 1994  Governor's rule
24 Apr 1994 - 12 Nov 1996  Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao           (s.a.)               PPP-S
                             (2nd time) 
12 Nov 1996 - 21 Feb 1997  Raja Sikandar Zaman Khan (acting)  (b. 1934 - d. 2007)  Non-party
21 Feb 1997 - 12 Oct 1999  Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan           (b. 1954)            PML-N
12 Oct 1999 - 30 Nov 2002  Governor's rule
30 Nov 2002 - 11 Oct 2007  Akram Khan Durrani                 (b. 1960)            JUI-F/MMA
11 Oct 2007 -  1 Apr 2008  Shamsul Mulk                       (b. 1933)            Non-party
 1 Apr 2008 - 20 Mar 2013  Ameer Haider Khan Hoti             (b. 1971)            ANP
20 Mar 2013 - 31 May 2013  Tariq Pervez (interim)             (b. 1948 - d. 2020)  Non-party
31 May 2013 -
  6 Jun 2018  Pervez Khan Khattak                (b. 1950)            PTI
 6 Jun 2018 - 17 Aug 2018  Dost Mohammad Khan (interim)       (b. 1953)            Non-party
17 Aug 2018 -              Mahmood Khan                       (b. 1972)            PTI



Punjab

[Punjab province (Pakistan)]

15 Aug 1947                Punjab province of British India divided; western part
                             becomes West Punjab province of Pakistan.
 
7 Jan 1950                West Punjab renamed Punjab.
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Part of West Pakistan province.

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  2 Aug 1949  Sir Francis Mudie                  (b. 1890 - d. 1976)
 2 Aug 1949 - 24 Nov 1951  Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar           (b. 1899 - d. 1958)
24 Nov 1951 -  2 May 1953  Ismail Ibrahim Chundrigar          (b. 1897 - d. 1960)
 2 May 1953 - 24 Jun 1954  Mian Aminuddin
26 Sep 1954 - 26 Nov 1954  Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah          (b. 1912 - d. 1991)
27 Nov 1954 - 14 Oct 1955  Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani              (b. 1905 - d. 1981)
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Post abolished
 1 Jul 1970 - 23 Dec 1971  Atiqur Rahman                      (b. 1918 - d. 1996)
23 Dec 1971 - Feb 1973     Ghulam Mustafa Khar (1st time)     (b. 1937)
Feb 1973 - Mar 1974        Muhammad Haneef Ramay              (b. 1930 - d. 2006)
Mar 1974 - 13 Mar 1975     Saddiq Hussein Qureshi             (b. 1927 - d. 2000)
14 Mar 1975 - 31 Jul 1975  Ghulam Mustafa Khar (2nd time)     (s.a.)
31 Jul 1975 -  5 Jul 1977  Muhammad Abbas Abbasi              (b. 1924 - d. 1988)
 5 Jul 1977 - 18 Sep 1978  Aslan Riaz Hussain                 (b. 1924 - d. 2004)
18 Sep 1978 -  1 May 1980  Sawar Khan                         (b. 1924)
 1 May 1980 - 30 Dec 1985  Ghulam Gilani Khan                 (b. 1925 - d. 1999)
30 Dec 1985 -  9 Dec 1988  Saddiq Hussein Qureshi             (b. 1897 - d. 1997)
 9 Dec 1988 -  6 Aug 1990  Tikka Khan                         (b. 1915 - d. 2002)
 6 Aug 1990 - 25 Apr 1993  Mian Mohammed Azhar
25 Apr 1993 - 21 May 1995  Chaudhry Altaf Hussain             (b. 1929 - d. 1995)
22 May 1995 - 19 Jun 1995  Muhammad Ilyas (acting)
19 Jun 1995 -  5 Nov 1996  Raja Saroop Khan

 6 Nov 1996 - 11 Nov 1996  Khalilur Rehman (acting)           (b. 1934)
11 Nov 1996 - 10 Mar 1997  Khawaja Ahmad Tariq Rahim          (b. 1943)

10 Mar 1997 - 17 Aug 1999  Shahid Hamid                       (b. 1947)
17 Aug 1999 - 21 Oct 1999  Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa     (b. 1935)
21 Oct 1999 - 29 Oct 2001  Muhammad Safdar                    (b. 1941)
29 Oct 2001 - 16 May 2008  Khalid Maqbool                     (b. 1948)
16 May 2008 -  4 Jan 2011  
Salman Taseer                      (b. 1944 - d. 2011)
 4 Jan 2011 - 13 Jan 2011  Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan           (b. 1945)
                             (1st time) (acting)
13 Jan 2011 - 
25 Dec 2012  Sardar Muhammad Latif Khan Khosa   (b. 1946)
25 Dec 2012 -  5 Aug 2013  Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood             (b. 1961)
 5 Aug 2013 - 29 Jan 2015 
Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar (1st time)(b. 1952)
29 Jan 2015 -  7 May 2015  Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan           (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) (acting)
 7 May 2015 - 18 Aug 2018  Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana     (b. 1949)
18 Aug 2018 -  5 Sep 2018  Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi (acting)    (b. 1945)
 5 Sep 2018 -              Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar (2nd time)(s.a.)

Chief ministers 
15 Aug 1947 - 25 Jan 1949  Iftikhar Hussain Khan              (b. 1906 - d. 1969)  ML
25 Jan 1949 -  5 Apr 1951  Governor's rule
 5 Apr 1951 -  3 Apr 1953  Mian Mumtaz Daultana               (b. 1916 - d. 1995)  ML
 3 Apr 1953 - 21 May 1955  Malik Firoz Khan Nun               (b. 1893 - d. 1970)  ML
21 May 1955 - 14 Oct 1955  Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti             (b. 1895 - d. 1985)  ML
14 Oct 1955 - 30 Jun 1970  Post abolished
 1 Jul 1970 -  2 May 1972  Martial law
 2 May 1972 - 12 Nov 1973  Malik Miraj Khalid                 (b. 1916 - d. 2003)  PPP
12 Nov 1973 - 15 Mar 1974  Ghulam Mustafa Khar                (s.a.)               PPP
15 Mar 1974 - 15 Jul 1975  Muhammad Haneef Ramay              (s.a.)               PPP
15 Jul 1975 -  5 Jul 1977  Sadiq Hussain Qureshi              (s.a.)               PPP
 5 Jul 1977 -  9 Apr 1985  Martial law
 9 Apr 1985 - 13 Aug 1990  Nawaz Sharif                       (b. 1949)            PML-N
13 Aug 1990 - 25 Apr 1993  Ghulam Haider Wyne                 (b. 1950 - d. 1993)  IJI/PML-N
25 Apr 1993 - 19 Jul 1993  Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo (1st time)    (b. 1939)            PML-J
19 Jul 1993 - 20 Oct 1993  Manzoor Elahi (acting)                                  Non-party
20 Oct 1993 - 13 Sep 1995  Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo (2nd time)    (s.a.)               PML-J
13 Sep 1995 -  3 Nov 1996  Sardar Arif Nakai                  (b. 1929 - d. 2000)  PML-J
 3 Nov 1996 - 17 Nov 1996  Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo (3rd time)    (s.a.)               PML-J
17 Nov 1996 - 20 Feb 1997  Mian Muhammad Afzal Hayat (acting) (b. 19.. - d. 2020)  Non-party
20 Feb 1997 - 12 Oct 1999  Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif (1st time) (b. 1951)            PML-N
11 Oct 1999 - 29 Nov 2002  Governor's rule
29 Nov 2002 - 19 Nov 2007  Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi             (s.a.)               PML-Q
19 Nov 2007 - 12 Apr 2008  Sheikh Ijaz Nisar (acting)         (b. 1935)            Non-party
12 Apr 2008 -  8 Jun 2008  Sardar Dost Muhammad Khan Khosa    (b. 1973)            PML-N
 8 Jun 2008 - 25 Feb 2009 
Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif (2nd time) (s.a.)               PML-N
25 Feb 2009 - 31 Mar 2009  Governor's rule
31 Mar 2009 -
27 Mar 2013  Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif (3rd time) (s.a.)               PML-N
27 Mar 2013 -  6 Jun 2013  Najam Sethi (interim)              (b. 1948)            Non-party
 6 Jun 2013 -  8 Jun 2018 
Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif (4th time) (s.a.)               PML-N
 8 Jun 2018 -
20 Aug 2018  Hasan Askari Rizvi (interim)       (b. 1945)            Non-party
20 Aug 2018 -              Sardar Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar     (b. 1969)            PTI



Sindh

[Sindh province (Pakistan)]

15 Aug 1947                Sind province of British India becomes Sind province of
                             Pakistan.
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Part of West Pakistan province.
1988                       Spelling changed from Sind to Sindh (confirmed 19 Apr 2010).

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  4 Oct 1948  Sir Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah    (b. 1879 - d. 1948)
                             Khan Bahadur Shaykh 
 7 Oct 1948 - 19 Nov 1952  Sheikh Din Muhammad                (b. 1897 - d. 1979)
19 Nov 1952 -  1 May 1953  Mian Aminuddin
 2 May 1953 - 12 Aug 1953  George Baxandall Constantine       (b. 1902 - d. 1969)
12 Aug 1953 - 23 Jun 1954  Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah          (b. 1912 - d. 1991)
24 Jun 1954 - 14 Oct 1955  Iftikhar Hussain Khan              (b. 1906 - d. 1969)
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Post abolished
 1 Jul 1970 - 20 Dec 1971  Rakhman Gul                        (b. 19.. - d. 1998)
22 Dec 1971 - 20 Apr 1972  Mumtaz Ali Bhutto                  (b. 1933)
29 Apr 1972 - 13 Feb 1973  Mir Rasool Bux Talpur              (b. 1920 - d. 1982)
15 Feb 1973 -  1 Mar 1976  Rana Liaquat Ali Khan (f)          (b. 1905 - d. 1990)
 1 Mar 1976 -  6 Jul 1977  Dilawar Khanji                     (b. 1922 - d. 1989)
 6 Jul 1977 - 18 Sep 1978  Abdul Qadir Shaikh                 (b. 1926 - d. 2008)
18 Sep 1978 -  7 Apr 1984  Sadiq ul Rashid Mohammad Abbasi    (b. 1928 - d. 2002)
 7 Apr 1984 -  5 Jan 1987  Jahandad Khan                      (b. 1929 - d. 2011)
 5 Jan 1987 - 24 Jun 1988  Ashraf W. Tabani                   (b. 1930 - d. 2009)
24 Jun 1988 - 12 Sep 1988  Rahimuddin Khan                    (b. 1926)
12 Sep 1988 - 19 Apr 1989  Qadeeruddin Ahmed                  (b. 1908 - d. 1995)
19 Apr 1989 -  6 Aug 1990  Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim              (b. 1928 - d. 2020)
 6 Aug 1990 - 19 Jul 1993  Mahmoud Abdullah Haroon (1st time) (b. 1920 - d. 2008)
19 Jul 1993 - 23 Jan 1994  Hakim Said                         (b. 1920 - d. 1998)
23 Jan 1994 - 22 May 1995  Mahmoud Abdullah Haroon (2nd time) (s.a.)
22 May 1995 - 17 Mar 1997  Kamaluddin Azfar                   (b. 1938)
17 Mar 1997 - 17 Jun 1999  Moinuddin Haider                   (b. 1942)
17 Jun 1999 - 21 Oct 1999  Mamnoon Hussain                    (b. 1940)
21 Oct 1999 - 25 May 2000  Azim Daudpota                      (b. 1933 - d. 2017)
25 May 2000 - 27 Dec 2002  Mohammad Mian Soomro               (b. 1950)
27 Dec 2002 - 11 Nov 2016  Ishratul Ibad                      (b. 1962)
11 Nov 2016 -
11 Jan 2017  Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui            (b. 1937 - d. 2017)
11 Jan 2017 -  2 Feb 2017  Agha Siraj Durrani (1st time)      (b. 1953)
                             (acting)
 2 Feb 2017 - 
3 Aug 2018  Mohammad Zubair                    (b. 1956)
 3 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018  Agha Siraj Durrani (2nd time)      (s.a.)
                             (acting)
27 Aug 2018 -              Imran Ismail                       (b. 1966)

Chief ministers
16 Aug 1947 - 28 Apr 1948  Mohammad Ayub Khuhro (1st time)    (b. 1901 - d. 1980)  ML
 3 May 1948 -  4 Feb 1949  Pir Illahi Bakhsh                  (b. 1890 - d. 1975)  ML
18 Feb 1949 -  7 May 1950  Muhammad Yusuf Abdullah Haroon     (b. 1916 - d. 2011)  ML
 8 May 1950 - 24 Mar 1951  Qazi Fazlullah Ubaidullah                               ML
25 Mar 1951 - 29 Dec 1951  Mohammad Ayub Khuhro (2nd time)    (s.a.)               ML
29 Dec 1951 - 22 May 1953  Governor's rule
22 May 1953 -  8 Nov 1954  Pirzada Abdus Sattar               (b. 1907 - d. 1974)  ML
 9 Nov 1954 - 13 Oct 1955  Mohammad Ayub Khuhro (3rd time)    (s.a.)               ML
13 Oct 1955 - 30 Jun 1970  Post abolished
 1 Jul 1970 -  1 May 1972  Martial law
 1 May 1972 - 20 Dec 1973  Mumtaz Ali Bhutto (1st time)       (s.a.)               PPP
25 Dec 1973 -  5 Jul 1977  Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi               (b. 1931 - d. 2009)  PPP
 5 Jul 1977 -  6 Apr 1985  Martial law
 6 Apr 1985 -  6 Apr 1988  Syed Ghous Ali Shah                (b. 1934)            PML
11 Apr 1988 - 24 Jun 1988  Akhtar Ali Ghulam Qazi (1st time)  (b. 1944 - d. 2010)  IJI
24 Jun 1988 - 31 Aug 1988  Governor's rule
31 Aug 1988 -  2 Dec 1988  Akhtar Ali Ghulam Qazi (2nd time)  (s.a.)               IJI
                             (acting)
 2 Dec 1988 - 25 Feb 1990  Syed Qaim Ali Shah (1st time)      (b. 1933)            PPP
26 Feb 1990 -  6 Aug 1990  Aftab Shahban Mirani                                    PPP
 6 Aug 1990 -  5 Mar 1992  Jam Sadiq Ali                      (b. 1935 - d. 1992)  Ind
                             (acting to 5 Nov 1990)
 6 Mar 1992 - 19 Jul 1993  Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah         (b. 1945)            PPP
19 Jul 1993 - 21 Oct 1993  Syed Ali Madad Shah (acting)       (b. 19.. - d. 2009)  Non-party
21 Oct 1993 -  6 Nov 1996  Syed Abdullah Shah                 (b. 1934 - d. 2007)  PPP
 7 Nov 1996 - 22 Feb 1997  Mumtaz Ali Bhutto (2nd time)       (s.a.)               SNF
                             (acting)
22 Feb 1997 - 12 Oct 1999  Liaquat Ali Jatoi                  (b. 1948)            PML-N
                             (suspended from 30 Oct 1998)
12 Oct 1999 - 17 Dec 2002  Governor's rule
17 Dec 2002 -  9 Jun 2004  Ali Mohammad Mahar                 (b. 1967 - d. 2019)  PML-Q
 9 Jun 2004 - 19 Nov 2007  Arbab Ghulam Rahim                 (b. 1957)            PML-Q
19 Nov 2007 -  8 Apr 2008  Abdul Qadir Halepota               (b. 1932)            Non-party
 8 Apr 2008 -
21 Mar 2013  Syed Qaim Ali Shah (2nd time)      (s.a.)               PPP
21 Mar 2013 -
30 May 2013  Zahid Qurban Alvi (interim)        (b. 1941)            Non-party
30 May 2013 - 29 Jul 2016  Syed Qaim Ali Shah (3rd time)      (s.a.)               PPP
29 Jul 2016 -  2 Jun 2018  Syed Murad Ali Shah (1st time)     (b. 1962)            PPP
 2 Jun 2018 - 18 Aug 2018  Fazlur Rehman (interim)            (b. 1950)            Non-party
18 Aug 2018 -              Syed Murad Ali Shah (2nd time)     (s.a.)               PPP



West Pakistan

14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Baluchistan, North-West Frontier Province, Punjab,
                             Sind, and (from 1 Jul 1961) Karachi Federal Capital
                             Territory form the single province of West Pakistan
                             (the "One Unit").

Governors
14 Oct 1955 - Aug 1957     Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani              (b. 1905 - d. 1981)
Aug 1957 - Apr 1960        Akhtar Hussain                     (b. 1902 - d. 1983)
Apr 1960 - 18 Sep 1966     Malik Amir Mohammad Khan           (b. 1910 - d. 1967)
18 Sep 1966 - 20 Mar 1969  Mohammad Musa Khan                 (b. 1908 - d. 1991)
20 Mar 1969 - 25 Mar 1969  Yusuf Haroon                       (b. 1918 - d. 2011)
25 Mar 1969 - 29 Aug 1969  Atiqur Rahman (1st time)           (b. 1918 - d. 1996)
                             (martial law administrator)
29 Aug 1969 -  1 Sep 1969  Tikka Khan                         (b. 1915 - d. 2002)
                             (martial law administrator)
 1 Sep 1969 -  1 Feb 1970  Nur Khan                           (b. 1923 - d. 2011)
 1 Feb 1970 -  1 Jul 1970  Atiqur Rahman (2nd time)           (s.a.)

Chief ministers
14 Oct 1955 - 16 Jul 1957  Khan Sahib                         (b. 1882 - d. 1958)  RP
16 Jul 1957 - 18 Mar 1958  Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan           (b. 1906 - d. 1995)  RP
18 Mar 1958 -  7 Oct 1958  Muzaffar Ali Khan Qizilbash        (b. 1908 - d. 1982)  RP
 7 Oct 1958 -  1 Jul 1970  Post abolished 


Territories

Islamabad Capital Territory

[Islamabad Capital Territory
                (Pakistan)]

24 Feb 1960                Future capital site is named Islamabad.
14 Jun 1960                
Islamabad Capital Development Authority (CDA) created.
14 Aug 1967                Islamabad becomes the capital of Pakistan.
 1 Jul 1970               
Islamabad a centrally administered area.
31 Dec 1980                Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) created from Islamabad and
                             parts of North-West Frontier Province and Punjab. 

Chairmen of the Capital Development Authority
21 Jun 1960 - 30 Nov 1961  Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan           (b. 1917 - d. 1980)  Mil
 1 Dec 1961 - 31 Apr 1965  W.A. Sheikh
 1 May 1965 - 30 Nov 1967  N.A. Farooqi

30 Dec 1967 - 15 Mar 1970  K.M. Sheikh                                             Mil
16 Mar 1970 - 27 Aug 1972  Bashir Ahmed                                            Mil
28 Aug 1972 - 17 May 1973  Riaz-ul-Haq                                             Mil
18 May 1973 - 27 Jul 1979  M.A. Kazmi
28 Jul 1979 - 31 Dec 1980  S.A.N. Gardezi

Chief Commissioners as Administrators
(also chairmen of the Capital Development Authority until 2003)
 1 Jan 1981 -  1 May 1983  S.A.N. Gardezi
 2 May 1983 -  1 May 1984  Jan Nadir Khan
 2 May 1984 -  9 May 1989  Mazhar Rafi
10 Jul 1989 - 29 Dec 1989  Syed Munir Hussain
30 Dec 1989 - 20 Aug 1990  Iqbal Jaffar
21 Aug 1990 -  5 Jun 1991  F.I. Malik
 6 Jun 1991 - 20 Oct 1993  Fareed-ud-Din Ahmad
21 Oct 1993 - 21 Oct 1994  Mohammad Saeed Mahdi
22 Oct 1994 -  8 Jul 1995  Shafi M. Sehwani                   (d. 200.)

 9 Jul 1995 -  5 Nov 1996  Mohammad Zaffar Iqbal
 6 Nov 1996 -  4 May 1998  M. Javed Masud
 5 May 1998 - 26 Nov 1999  Ch. Qamar Zaman
27 Nov 1999 - 16 Sep 2001  Khalid Saeed
17 Sep 2001 -  1 May 2003  Mir Laiq Shah
2003 - Nov 2003            G.M. Khan
Nov 2003 -  5 Feb 2005     Junaid Iqbal Chaudhry 
 5 Feb 2005 - 2005         Tariq Mahmood Pirzada (1st time) 
                             (acting to Apr 2005)
2005 - 25 Aug 2007         Khalid Pervez
25 Aug 2007 -  8 Oct 2008  Hamid Ali Khan
 8 Oct 2008 - Feb 2009     Kamran Lashari                     (b. 1952) 
26 Mar 2009 - 12 Dec 2009  Fazeel Asghar
12 Dec 2009 - 10 Mar 2010  Shahid Mehmood
11 Mar 2010 - 23 Apr 2013  Tariq Mahmood Pirzada (2nd time)
23 Apr 2013 - 2014         Khawaja Jawaad Paul
2014 - 19 Sep 2014         Mujahid Sherdil (acting)
19 Sep 2014 - Feb 2018     Zulfiqar Haider Khan
Feb 2018 -  6 Mar 2018     Mushtaq Ahmed (acting)
 6 Mar 2018 - 14 Jun 2018  Aftab Akbar Durrani
14 Jun 2018 -  6 Nov 2018  Joudat Ayaz
 6 Nov 2018 -              Amir Ali Ahmed

Chairmen of the Capital Development Authority
 2 May 2003 -  9 Nov 2003  Abdur Rauf Chaudhry
10 Nov 2003 -  8 Oct 2008  Kamran Lashari                     (s.a.)
 8 Oct 2008 - 24 Jun 2009  Tariq Mahmood Khan
24 Jun 2009 -  8 Dec 2011  Imtiaz Inayat Elahi
 8 Dec 2011 -  1 Oct 2012  Farkhand Iqbal
 1 Oct 2012 - 21 Jun 2013  Syed Tahir Shahbaz
21 Jun 2013 -  7 Dec 2013  Nadeem Hassan Asif
 7 Dec 2013 -  6 Sep 2016  Maroof Afzal
 
6 Sep 2016 - 29 Dec 2017  Sheikh Anser Aziz                  (b. 1962)            PML-N
29 Jan 2018 - 29 Jun 2018  Usman Akhtar Bajwa
29 Jun 2018 -  1 Sep 2018  Ishrat Ali
 1 Sep 2018 - 10 Jan 2019  Afzal Latif

10 Jan 2019 -              Amir Ali Ahmed (acting)
Mayor of the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad

 4 Mar 2016 -              Sheikh Anser Aziz                  (s.a.)               PML-N


Karachi Federal Capital Territory

23 Jul 1948                Federal Capital Territory created from city of Karachi
                             and part of Sind province.
 1 Jul 1961 -  1 Jul 1970  Part of West Pakistan province.
 1 Jul 1970                Part of Sindh province.


Chief Commissioners
Jul 1948 - Apr 1951        Hashim Raza                         (b. 1910 - d. 2003)
1951 - 1956                Syed Ali Tabib Naqvi
1956 - 1958                A.R. Khan
1958 -  1 Jul 1961         Agha Abdul Hamid

Mayors (title Nazim)
 9 May 1947 - 25 May 1948  Hakeem Mohammad Ahsan
25 May 1948 - Jul 1948     Ghulam Ali Alana                    (b. 1906 - d. 1985)
Chairmen of the Municipal Advisory Commission
1948 - 1949                Hakeem Muhammad Ahsan   
1949 - 1950                Ghulam Ali Alana                    (s.a.)
1950 - 1951                Hatim Ali Alvi
Apr 1951 - 10 Jan 1953     Allah Bakhsh Gabol                  (b. 1895 - d. 1972)  PPP
1953 - 1954                ....
19 Jan 1954 - 26 May 1955  Mahmoud Abdullah Haroon             (b. 1920 - d. 2008)  PPP
26 May 1955 - 29 May 1956  Al-Haj Malik Bagh Ali
29 May 1956 - 14 Dec 1956  Siddique Wahab
1956 - 1958                ....
Mayor
(title Nazim)

14 Jun 1958 - 14 Oct 1958  S.M. Taufiq
Chairmen of the Municipal Advisory Commission
14 Oct 1958 -  1 Jul 1961  ....



Federally Administered Tribal Areas 

[Federally Administered
                Tribal Areas (FATA)(Pakistan)]

15 Aug 1947                Tribal Areas declared part of Pakistan, attached to (but not part
                             of) North-West
Frontier Province.
14 Oct 1955 -  1 Jul 1970  Attached to (but not part of) West Pakistan province.
16 Apr 1960                Faqir of Ipi (b. 1897 - d. 1960) dies, resistance in Waziristan ends.
 1 Jul 1970                Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) formed, attached to
                             (but not
part of) North-West Frontier Province.
28 May 2018                FATA Interim Governance Regulation signed into law, as interim rules
                             for FATA until it merges with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province within
                             two years (the president of Pakistan will have jurisdiction over
                             the FATA until the amendment for the merger to hand over
                             control to the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government is signed).

Agents to the Governors-general
15 Aug 1947 - 14 Oct 1955  the governors of North-West Frontier Province
14 Oct 1955 - 23 Ma 1956   the governors of West Pakistan
Agents to the Presidents
23 Mar 1956 - Aug 1960     the governors of West Pakistan
Resident Commissioner
Nov 1959 - Aug 1960        ....
Administrators
Aug 1960 - 30 Jun 1970     the governors of West Pakistan
Agents of the Presidents

 1 Jul 1970 - 28 Mar 2018  the governors of North-West Frontier Province
                           (from
19 Apr 2010, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa)







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