Government of Balochistan, Pakistan

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Government of Balochistan, Pakistan
Provincial Government Seal
Provincial Government Flag
Seat of government Quetta
SpeakerJan Muhammad Jamali (BAP)
GovernorMalik Abdul Wali Khan Kakar
Chief SecretaryShakeel Qadir Khan
Chief MinisterAli Mardan Khan Domki (Caretaker)
High CourtBalochistan High Court
Chief justice of High CourtNaeem Akhtar
A Learjet 31A jet of balochistan government.

The Government of Balochistan (Urdu: حکومتِ بلوچستان) is the provincial government of the largest province of Balochistan, Pakistan in Quetta. The head of the province is the Governor, who is nominated by the President of Pakistan. The chief executive of the Government of Balochistan is the Chief Minister who is elected by the Balochistan Assembly and the administrative boss of the province is the Chief Secretary of Balochistan who is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

The province of Balochistan in Pakistan contains most of historical Balochistan and is named after the Baloch. Neighbouring regions are Iranian Balochistan to the west, Afghanistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan to the north and Punjab and Sindh to the east. To the south is the Arabian Sea. The principal languages in the province are Balochi, Pashto, Brahui, and Persian.


Designation Name
Governor Abdul Wali Kakar
Caretaker Chief Minister Ali Mardan Khan Domki
Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir Khan[1]

Executive of Balochistan[edit]

The government of Balochistan consists of 26 Departments and some allied offices. These 26 Departments are headed by Provincial Secretaries. The Provincial Secretaries are headed by Chief Secretary Balochistan. Presently there are 18 Ministers who look after 27 Departments.

  • Agricultural & Cooperatives
  • Chief Minister's Inspection Team
  • Communication Works, Physical Planning and Housing
  • Culture, Tourism and Archives
  • Education
  • Environment, Sports and Youth Affairs
  • Finance
  • Fisheries
  • Balochistan Forests & Wildlife Department
  • Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony
  • Health
  • Home & Tribal Affairs
  • Industries and Commerce
  • Information
  • Board of Revenue
  • Irrigation
  • Labour and Manpower
  • Law & Parliamentary Affairs
  • Livestock and Dairy Development Department (LDDD)
  • Local Government and Rural Development
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Planning and Development
  • Population Welfare
  • Energy Department
  • Prosecution
  • Provincial Disaster and Management Authority
  • Provincial Transport Authority
  • Science and Information Technology
  • Services and General Administration
  • Social Welfare, Special Education, Literacy/ Non-Formal Education and Human Rights
  • Civil Defence
  • Urban Planning and Development
  • Excise, Taxation & Anti-Narcotics
  • Women Development Department
  • Printing & Stationery
  • Balochistan Police

Autonomous Bodies[edit]


Balochistan's provincial assembly consists of 65 members out of which 11 seats are reserved for women while 3 are reserved for minorities.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chief Secretary Balochistan". Government of Balochistan, Pakistan (Government). 27 August 2023. Retrieved 19 January 2022.

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