Ministry of Interior (Pakistan)

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Pakistan Ministry of Interior
وزارت داخلہ اور انسداد منشیات
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Seal of Government of Pakistan
Agency overview
FormedAugust 14, 1947; 74 years ago (1947-08-14)
JurisdictionFederal Government of Pakistan
HeadquartersBlock R, Pak Secretariat
Islamabad, Pakistan 44000
Minister responsible
Agency executive
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Ministry of Interior (Urdu: وزارت داخلہ, abbreviated as MoI) is a Cabinet-level ministry of the Government of Pakistan, tasked and primarily responsible for implementing the internal policies, state security, administration of internal affairs involving the state, and assisting the government on territorial affairs of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), and insular areas of Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA).

The ministry is led by the Interior Minister, the Minister of State for Interior and the Interior Secretary. The Interior Secretary is a Grade 22 officer whereas the Interior Minister is a leading member of the federal cabinet. The ministry is located in Islamabad and is currently led by Rana Sanaullah Khan.

The minister is required to be a member of parliament. During the martial regimes of Generals Ayub Khan and Yahya Khan, from 1962 until 1971, the Interior Minister was called Home Affairs Minister.

Organisation[edit]

  • Minister of Interior
    • Minister of State for Interior
    • Secretary of Interior
      • Additional Secretary I
        • Joint Secretary Administration
        • Joint Secretary Political
      • Additional Secretary II
        • Joint Secretary Information & Communication Technology
        • Joint Secretary Civil Armed Forces
      • Additional Secretary III
        • Joint Secretary Immigration & Nationality
        • Joint Secretary Legal Affairs

Agencies[edit]

Anti-Narcotics Force[edit]

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) is a federal executive bureau under ministry, tasked with combating the drug smuggling and use within Pakistan.[1]

Directorate General of Civil Defence[edit]

The Directorate General of Civil Defence provides civil defence and emergency services.[2]

Immigration & Passports[edit]

Deal with all the issues of Pakistani citizenship, passports and visas.[3]

Federal Investigation Agency[edit]

National Academy for Prisons Administration[edit]

Federal Government's training institute for prison staff of all four provinces of Pakistan.[5][6]

National Aliens Registration Authority[edit]

National Counter Terrorism Authority[edit]

Internal Counterterrorism Authority of Pakistan[7]

National Crises Management Cell[edit]

NCMC is a primary domestic intelligence assessment and management institution.

National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA)[edit]

NADRA regulates government databases and statistically manages the sensitive registration database of all the national citizens of Pakistan[8]

National Police Academy of Pakistan[edit]

National Police Academy of Pakistan is a federal training centre for the senior officers of the civilian law enforcement agencies of Pakistan.[9]

National Police Bureau[edit]

Exit Control List[edit]

Pakistan Coast Guards[edit]

Pakistan Rangers

Pakistan Rangers, Sindh[edit]

Frontier Corps, Balochistan[edit]

Frontier Constabulary[edit]

Frontier Corps, KPK[edit]

Gilgit Baltistan Scouts[edit]

List of Interior Ministers of Pakistan[edit]

N Portrait Name of Interior Minister Entered Office Left Office
1 Fazl-ur-Rehman August 15, 1947 May 8, 1948
2 Khwaja Shahabuddin May 8, 1948 November 26, 1951
3 Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani November 26, 1951 October 24, 1954
4 Iskander Mirza October 24, 1954 August 7, 1955
5 A. K. Fazlul Huq August 11, 1955 March 9, 1956
6 Abdus Sattar March 17, 1956 September 12, 1956
7 Mir Ghulam Ali Talpur September 12, 1956 March 18, 1958
8 Jalal-ud-din Jalal Baba March 18, 1958 October 14, 1958
9 Zakir Husain June 14, 1960 June 8, 1962
10 Khan Habibullah Khan Marwat June 13, 1962 March 23, 1965
11 Ayub Khan March 23, 1965 August 17, 1965
12 Chaudhry Ali Akbar Khan August 17, 1965 November 30, 1966
13 V-Adm. Afzal Rahman Khan December 5, 1966 March 25, 1969
14 Lt-Gen. Abdul Hamid Khan April 15, 1969 August 3, 1969
15 Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan August 4, 1969 February 22, 1971
16 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto December 24, 1971 May 1, 1972
17 Abdul Qayyum Khan May 13, 1972 January 13, 1977
18 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto January 13, 1977 March 28, 1977
19 Air Marshal January 14, 1978 July 5, 1978
20 Inamul Haq Khan July 5, 1978 July 5, 1978
21 Mahmoud Haroon July 5, 1978 November 18, 1984
22 Lt Gen Sardar Farooq Shaukat Khan Lodi January 22, 1985 March 23, 1985
23 Muhammad Khan Junejo April 10, 1985 May 21, 1985
24 Muhammad Aslam Khan Khattak May 22, 1985 March 29, 1987
25 Wasim Sajjad March 29, 1987 July 28, 1987
26 Malik Naseem Ahmed Aheer
July 28, 1987 December 4, 1988
27 Aitzaz Ahsan December 4, 1988 August 6, 1990
28 Mian Zahid Sarfraz Arain August 11, 1990 November 6, 1990
29 Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain November 9, 1990 July 18, 1993
30 Fateh Khan Bandial July 23, 1993 October 19, 1993
31 Maj Gen Naseerullah Babar October 21, 1993 November 5, 1996
32 Omar Khan Affridi November 5, 1996 February 17, 1997
33 Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain February 25, 1997 October 12, 1999
34 Lt Gen (R) Moinuddin Haider November 6, 1999 November 23, 2002
35 Faisal Saleh Hayat November 23, 2002 August 25, 2004
36 Aftab Ahmad Sherpao August 25, 2004 November 15, 2007
37 Lt Gen (R) Hamid Nawaz Khan November 16, 2007 March 25, 2008
38 Rehman Malik March 25, 2008 March 16, 2013
39 Malik Habib Khan April 2, 2013 June 5, 2013
40 Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan June 7, 2013 July 27, 2017
41 Ahsan Iqbal August 4, 2017 May 31, 2018
42 Azam Suleman Khan June 5, 2018 August 18, 2018
43 Imran Khan August 18, 2018 April 18, 2019
44 Brig. (R) Ijaz Shah April 18, 2019 December 12, 2020
45 Shiekh Rasheed Ahmed December 12, 2020 April 10, 2022
46 Rana Sanaullah April 19, 2022 Incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ANF :: History". www.anf.gov.pk.
  2. ^ "Directorate General Civil Defence Islamabad". www.civildefence.gov.pk.
  3. ^ "Directorate General of Immigration & Passports, Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan". www.dgip.gov.pk.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-05-03.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "National Academy for Prisons Administration".
  6. ^ "Interior Ministry turned down NAPA requests for security - The Express Tribune". 13 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-26. Retrieved 2014-07-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ NADRA. "National Database and Registry Authority". Government of Pakistan. National Database and Registry Authority. Retrieved 22 January 2013.
  9. ^ "National Police Academy - national police academy". www.npa.gov.pk.

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