Pakistan Muslim League (Qayyum)

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Pakistan Muslim League
پاکستان مسلم ليگ (قيوم)
AbbreviationPML-Qayyum, QML
LeaderAbdul Qayyum Khan
FounderAbdul Qayyum Khan
Founded1970 (1970)
Split fromPML

The Pakistan Muslim League (Qayyum), also referred as Qayyum Muslim League (QML) or Muslim League (Qayyum) was a Pakistani political party. After an attempt to neutralize the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Awami League by uniting the PML-Convention and PML-Council, instead, PML-Council leader Sardar Qayyum quit the party and formed his own faction, "Qayyum Muslim League (QML)".[1]

PML-Qayyum fielded 173 candidates for the National Assembly of Pakistan in the 1970 general election and won nine seats whereas the remaining first runner-up won 26 seats.[2] It won one seat at the national level and two in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the 1977 elections, which was the last time it won seats. It last ran candidates in the 1993 Pakistani general election.


  1. ^ Paracha, Nadeem F. (26 January 2017). "The Muslim League: A factional history". Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Party Profile - Election Pakistan". Retrieved 9 April 2018.