Chief Minister of Punjab (Pakistan)

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Chief Minister of Punjab
Coat of arms of Punjab.svg
Seal of Punjab
Flag of Punjab.svg
Provincial Flag of Punjab
Hamza Shahbaz (cropped).png
Incumbent
Hamza Shahbaz Sharif

since 30 April 2022
Government of Punjab
StyleHis Excellency
Member of
Reports to
ResidenceChief Minister House
SeatLahore
AppointerProvincial Assembly of Punjab
Term length5 years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Pakistan
Inaugural holderNawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot
Formation5 April 1937; 85 years ago (1937-04-05)
DeputySenior Minister of Punjab
Websitecm.punjab.gov.pk

The Chief Minister of Punjab (Urdu: وزیر اعلیٰ پنجاب) is elected by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab and serves as the head of the provincial government in the Pakistani province of Punjab.

List of chief ministers of Punjab[edit]

  Muslim League
  Pakistan Peoples Party
  Pakistan Muslim League (N)/Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
  Pakistan Muslim League (J)
  Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
(A) – Acting

N Name
(birth–death)
Portrait Party[a] Term of office
1 Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot[1] Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot (cropped).png Muslim League 15 August
1947
25 January
1949
1 year, 163 days
Governor's rule
25 January 1949 - 5 April 1951
2 Mian Mumtaz Daultana[1] Muslim League 15 April
1951
3 April
1953
1 year, 353 days
3 Sir Feroz Khan Noon[1][2] Feroz Khan Noon.jpg 3 April
1953
21 May
1955
2 years, 48 days
4 Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti[1] Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti (cropped).jpg 21 May
1955
14 October
1955
146 days
Post Abolished (October 14 1955 - June 30 1970)
Martial Law
1 July 1970 - 2 May 1972
5 Malik Meraj Khalid[1] Pakistan Peoples Party 2 May
1972
12 November
1973
1 year, 194 days
6 Ghulam Mustafa Khar[1] 12 November
1973
15 March
1974
123 days
7 Hanif Ramay[1] 15 March
1974
15 July
1975
1 year, 122 days
8 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi[1] 15 July
1975
5 July
1977
1 year, 355 days
Martial law
5 July 1977 - 9 April 1985
9 Nawaz Sharif[1] PrimeMinisterNawazSharif.jpg Islami Jamhoori Ittehad 9 April
1985
6 August
1990
5 years, 119 days
10 Ghulam Haider Wyne[1][3][4][5] Ghulam Haider Wyne By Tariq Imran.jpg 6 August
1990
25 April
1993
2 years, 262 days
11 Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo[1][3][6][7] Manzoor Wattoo.jpg Pakistan Muslim League (J) 25 April
1993
18 July
1993
84 days
A Sheikh Manzoor Ilahi[1] - - - 18 July
1993
20 October
1993
94 days
11 Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo[1][3][6][7] Manzoor Wattoo.jpg Pakistan Muslim League (J) 20 October
1993
13 September
1995
1 year, 328 days
12 Sardar Muhammad Arif Nakai[1]
'
SARDAR MUHAMMAD ARIF NAKAI.jpg 13 September
1995
3 November
1996
1 year, 51 days
A Mian Muhammad Afzal Hayat[1] - 16 November
1996
20 February
1997
96 days
13 Shahbaz Sharif[1][8]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 20 February
1997
12 October
1999
2 years, 234 days
Governor's rule
12 October 1999 to 23 November 2002
14 Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi[1][9][10]
(1945-)
Nambardar Zafar Iqbal with Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (Q) 29 November
2002
18 November
2007
4 years, 354 days
A Sheikh Ejaz Nisar[11][12] - - 18 November
2007
11 April
2008
145 days
15 Dost Muhammad Khosa[1][13][14]
(1973-)
Pakistan Muslim League (N) 11 April
2008
8 June
2008
58 days
16 Shahbaz Sharif[8]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg 8 June
2008
25 February
2009
262 days
Governor's rule
25 February 2009 - 30 March 2009
16 Shahbaz Sharif[8]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 30 March
2009
26 March
2013
3 years, 361 days
A Najam Sethi (Caretaker)[15][16] Umer Toor & Najam Sethi Pakistan Super League PSLt22 Cricket (cropped).png - 26 March
2013
7 June
2013
73 days
16 Shahbaz Sharif[17][18]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 7 June
2013
7 June
2018
5 years, 0 days
A Hasan Askari Rizvi[19][20][21] - - 8 June
2018
19 August
2018
73 days
17 Sardar Usman Buzdar[22] Usman Buzdar.png Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 20 August
2018
30 April
2022
3 years, 253 days
18 Hamza Shahbaz[23] Hamza Shahbaz at a press conference.jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 30 April
2022
65 days

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This column only names the chief minister's party

References[edit]

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