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Minister of Foreign Affairs (Pakistan) Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_of_Foreign_Affairs_(Pakistan)

Minister of Foreign Affairs
وزیرِ خارجہ
State emblem of Pakistan.svg
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.png
Incumbent
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

since 27 April 2022
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
StyleSir Minister
Member ofCabinet
National Security Council
Reports toPrime Minister of Pakistan
ResidenceIslamabad, Pakistan
NominatorPrime Minister of Pakistan
AppointerPresident of Pakistan
Term lengthAt the Prime Minister's pleasure
Formation14 Aug 1947; 75 years ago (14 Aug 1947)
DeputyMinister of State for Foreign Affairs
Websitewww.mofa.gov.pk

The minister of foreign affairs (or simply foreign minister) is the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Pakistan. The minister is responsible for overseeing the federal government's foreign policy and International relations. The responsibility of the foreign minister is to represent Pakistan and its government in the international community. The minister holds one of the Senior-most offices in the Cabinet of Pakistan. The office of the foreign minister was first held by Liaquat Ali Khan, who also served as the country's first prime minister. Several other prime ministers have held the additional charge of the office of the foreign minister.

List of foreign ministers of Pakistan[edit]

The following is the list of all the previous foreign ministers of Pakistan to date, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

No. Portrait Name Entered office Left office Political party
1 Liaquat Ali Khan 1945.jpg Liaqat Ali Khan August 15, 1947 December 27, 1947 Pakistan Muslim League
2 Sir-Muhammad-Zafrulla-Khan.jpg Muhammad Zafarullah Khan December 27, 1947 October 24, 1954
3 Mohammad Ali of Bogra.jpg Muhammad Ali Bogra October 24, 1954 August 11, 1955
4 Hamidul Huq Choudhury.jpg Hamidul Huq Choudhury September 28, 1955 September 12, 1956 Krishak Sramik Party
5 Feroz Khan Noon.jpg Feroz Khan Noon September 14, 1956 October 7, 1958 Republican Party
6 Manzur Qadir October 29, 1958 June 8, 1962 Pakistan Muslim League
7 Mohammad Ali of Bogra.jpg Muhammad Ali Bogra June 13, 1962 January 23, 1963
8 Z A Bhutto (President of Pakistan).jpg Zulfikar Ali Bhutto January 24, 1963 June 30, 1966
9 SyedPirzada (cropped).jpg Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada July 20, 1966 April 25, 1968
10 Mian Arshad Hussain April 25, 1968 April 4, 1969
11 Yahya Khan April 5, 1969 December 20, 1971
12 Z A Bhutto (President of Pakistan).jpg Zulfikar Ali Bhutto December 20, 1971 March 28, 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party
13 Aziz Ahmed (cropped).jpg Aziz Ahmed March 30, 1977 July 5, 1977
14 Agha Shahi.jpg Agha Shahi January 14, 1978 March 9, 1982
15 Sahabzada Yaqub Khan.jpg Sahabzada Yaqub Khan March 21, 1982 November 1, 1987
16 Zain Noorani November 1, 1987 June 9, 1988
17 Sahabzada Yaqub Khan.jpg Sahabzada Yaqub Khan June 9, 1988 March 20, 1991 Pakistan Peoples Party
18 Akram Zaki April 1991 10 September 1991 Pakistan Muslim League (N)
19 Siddiq Khan Kanju 10 September 1991 18 July 1993
20 Abdul Sattar.jpg Abdul Sattar July 23, 1993 October 19, 1993
21 Farooq Leghari (cropped).jpg Farooq Leghari October 19, 1993 November 14, 1993 Pakistan Peoples Party
22 Asif Ahmad Ali November 16, 1993 November 4, 1996
Sahabzada Yaqub Khan.jpg Sahabzada Yaqub Khan (Caretaker) November 11, 1996 February 24, 1997
23 Gohar Ayub Khan February 25, 1997 August 7, 1998 Pakistan Muslim League (N)
24 Sartaj Aziz (cropped).jpg Sartaj Aziz August 7, 1998 October 12, 1999
25 Abdul Sattar.jpg Abdul Sattar November 6, 1999 June 14, 2002
26 Inam-ul-Haq June 21, 2002 November 23, 2002
27 Mahmud Kasuri - 2003 (cropped).jpg Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri November 23, 2002 November 15, 2007 Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
28 Inam-ul-Haq November 15, 2007 March 24, 2008
29 Shah Mehmood Qureshi - 2011 (cropped).jpg Shah Mehmood Qureshi March 31, 2008 February 9, 2011 Pakistan Peoples Party
30 Hina Rabbani Khar (2012).JPG Hina Rabbani Khar February 11, 2011 16 March 2013
31 Mir Hazar Khan Khoso.jpg Mir Hazar Khan Khoso 4 April 2013 4 June 2013
32 Sartaj Aziz (cropped).jpg Sartaj Aziz 7 June 2013 28 July 2017 Pakistan Muslim League (N)
33 Khawaja Muhammad Asif - December 2015 (cropped).jpg Khawaja Muhammad Asif 4 August 2017 26 April 2018
34 Khurram Dastgir Khan Senate of Poland.JPG Khurram Dastgir Khan 4 May 2018 5 June 2018
35 Abdullah Hussain Haroon (cropped).jpg Hussain Haroon 5 June 2018 18 August 2018
36 Shah Mehmood Qureshi - 2011 (cropped).jpg Shah Mahmood Qureshi 20 August 2018 10 April 2022 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
37 Bilawal Bhutto 2022.jpg Bilawal Bhutto Zardari 27 April 2022 Pakistan Peoples Party

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