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List of Prime Ministers of Pakistan and their tenure

10-NOV-2017 17:31

    Recently, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned from his post after being convicted by the Supreme Court in Panama Papers case. In his place, his party Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been appointed the acting Prime Minister of Pakistan.
    You would be surprised to know that since independence on 14th August, 1947 not a single Prime Minister of Pakistan has completed his five-year tenure. Prime Minister of Pakistan, whose tenure has longest, was Liaquat Ali Khan. In this article we are giving a list of all the Prime Ministers of Pakistan and their tenure, which will give you the information about which Prime Minister of Pakistan has been holding his post for the most time.

    List of all Prime Ministers of Pakistan and their tenure

    1. Liaquat Ali Khan

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    Tenure: 14th August, 1947 - 16th October, 1951
    Political party: Muslim league
    Total duration: 1523 days (4 years, 2 months, 2 days)

    2. Khawaja Nazimuddin

    Tenure: 17th October, 1951 - 17th April, 1953
    Political party: Muslim league
    Total duration: 548 days (1 year, 6 months)

    3. Muhammad Ali Bogra

    Tenure: 17th April, 1953 - 12th August, 1955
    Political party: Muslim league
    Total duration: 847 days (2 years, 3 months, 26 days)

    4. Chaudhry Muhammad Ali

    Tenure: 12th August, 1955 - 12th September, 1956
    Political party: Muslim league
    Total duration: 397 days (1 year, 1 month)

    5. Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

    Term: 12th September, 1956 - 17th October, 1957
    Political party: Awami league
    Total duration: 400 days (1 year, 1 month, 5 days)

    6. Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar

    Tenure: 17th October, 1957 - 16th December, 1957
    Political party: Muslim league
    Total duration: 60 days (1 month, 29 days)

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    7. Feroz Khan Noon

    Tenure: 16th December, 1957 - 7th October, 1958
    Political party: Republican Party
    Total duration: 295 days (9 months, 21 days)

    8. Nurul Amin

    Tenure: 7th December, 1971 - 20th December, 1971
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League
    Total duration: 13 days

    9. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

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    Image source: History Pak
    Tenure: 14th August, 1973 - 5th July, 1977
    Political party: Pakistan People's Party
    Total duration: 1421 days (3 years, 10 months, 21 days)

    10. Muhammed Khan Junejo

    Tenure: 24th March, 1985 - 29th May, 1988
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (Independent)
    Total duration: 1162 days (3 years, 2 months, 5 days)

    11. Benazir Bhutto

    Tenure: 2nd December, 1988 - 6th August, 1990
    Political party: Pakistan People's Party
    Total duration: 612 days (1 year, 8 months, 4 days)

    12. Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi (caretaker)

    Tenure: 6th August, 1990 - 6th November, 1990
    Political party: None
    Total duration: 92 days (3 months)

    13. Nawaz Sharif

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    Tenure: 6th November, 1990 - 18th April, 1993
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
    Total duration: 863 days (2 years, 5 months, 12 days)

    14. Balakh Sher Mazari (caretaker)

    Tenure: 18th April, 1993 - 26th May, 1993
    Political party: None
    Total duration: 38 days (1 month, 8 days)

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    15. Nawaz Sharif

    Tenure: 26th May, 1993 - 18th July, 1993
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
    Total duration: 53 days (1 month, 22 days)

    16. Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi (caretaker)

    Tenure: 18th July, 1993 - 19th October, 1993
    Political party: None
    Total duration: 93 days (3 months, 1 day)

    17. Benazir Bhutto

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    Image source: The Constantine Report
    Tenure: 19th October, 1993 - 5th November, 1996
    Political party: Pakistan People's Party
    Total duration: 1113 days (3 years, 17 days)

    18. Malik Meraj Khalid (caretaker)

    Tenure: 5th November, 1996 - 17th February, 1997
    Political party: None
    Total duration: 104 days (3 months, 12 days)

    19. Nawaz Sharif

    Tenure: 17th February, 1997 - 12th October, 1999
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
    Total duration: 965 days (2 years, 7 months, 25 days)

    20. Zafarullah Khan Jamali

    Tenure: 23st November, 2002 - 26th June, 2004
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
    Total duration: 580 days (1 year, 7 months, 3 days)

    21. Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain

    Tenure: 30th June, 2004 - 26th August, 2004
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
    Total duration: 57 days (1 month, 27 days)

    22. Shaukat Aziz

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    Tenure: 28th August, 2004 - 15th November, 2007
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
    Total duration: 1175 days (3 years, 2 months, 18 days)

    23. Muhammad Mian Soomro (caretaker)

    Tenure: 16th November, 2007 - 24th March, 2008
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
    Total duration: 130 days (4 months, 8 days)

    24. Yousaf Raza Gillani

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    Tenure: 25th March, 2008 - 19th June, 2012
    Political party: Pakistan People's Party
    Total duration: 1547 days (4 years, 2 months, 25 days)

    25. Raja Pervaiz Ashraf

    Tenure: 22nd June, 2012 - 24th March, 2013
    Political party: Pakistan People's Party
    Total duration: 275 days (9 months, 2 days)

    26. Mir Hazar Khan Khoso (Caretaker)

    Tenure: 25th March, 2013 - 5th June, 2013
    Political party: None
    Total duration: 72 days (2 months, 11 days)

    27. Nawaz Sharif

    Tenure: 5th June, 2013 - 28th July, 2017
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
    Total working days: 1514 days (4 years, 1 month, 23 days)

    28. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (Caretaker)

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    Image source: Samaa TV
    Tenure: Appointed for 50 days from 1st August 2017
    Political party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)
    Note: Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif will be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan, but till he is not inducted at post, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been appointed at caretaker Prime Minister.

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