Finance Secretary of Pakistan

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Finance Secretary of Pakistan is the highest bureaucratic position within the Ministry of Finance of Pakistan. There were at least three instances when finance ministry was headed by Secretary-General. A G N Kazi was secretary-general from 1973 to 1978, Chaudhry Mueen Afzal from 1999 to 2002, and Nawid Ahsan from 2006 to 2007.

The current Finance Secretary is again Waqar Masood Khan who took over in April 2013 from Rana Abdul Wajid. He now has the record of being appointed Secretary Finance 3 times. The most in the history of Pakistan.

Following is the list of the finance secretaries to date.

List of Finance Secretaries[edit]

No. Name of Secretary Entered Office Left Office
1 Sir Victor Turner 14 August 1947 1 February 1950
2 Abdul Qadir 2 February 1950 25 February 1952
3 Mumtaz Hasan 25 February 1952 1 November 1958
4 Hafiz Abdul Majid 1 November 1958 29 July 1960
5 Mohammed Ayub 29 July 1960 19 June 1961
6 Mumtaz Mirza 19 June 1961 6 March 1963
7 Mirza Muzaffar Ahmad 6 March 1963 30 May 1966
8 Ghulam Ishaq Khan 31 May 1966 8 September 1970
9 A G N Kazi 8 September 1970 20 August 1973
10 Abdur Rauf Shaikh 20 August 1973 6 October 1977
11 Aftab Ahmad Khan 9 October 1977 1 August 1979
12 Habibullah Baig 1 August 1979 7 June 1987
13 Izharul Haq 8 June 1987 14 August 1988
14 Saeed Ahmad Qureshi 15 August 1988 21 January 1989
15 R.A. Akhund 22 January 1989 August 1990
16 Saeed Ahmad Qureshi September 1990 31 July 1991
17 Qazi Alimullah 1 August 1991 24 September 1992
18 Khalid Javed 25 September 1992 24 April 1993
19 Qazi Alimullah 28 October 1993 30 June 1994
20 Javed Talat 30 June 1994 1 March 1996
21 Mian Tayeb Hasan 1 March 1996 31 October 1996
22 Chaudhry Mueen Afzal 1 November 1996 5 November 1998
23 Khalid Javed 5 November 1998 21 October 1999
24 Muhammad Younis Khan 22 October 1999 July-2002
25 Nawid Ahsan July 2002 January-2006
26 Tanwir Ali Agha January 2006 July 2007
27 Ahmad Waqar 20 July 2007 8 January 2008
28 Waqar Masood Khan 9 January 2008 2 May 2008
29 Farrukh Qayyum 3 May 2008 1 September 2008
30 Waqar Masood Khan 2 September 2008 3 February 2009
31 Salman Siddiq 4 February 2009 20 December 2010
32 Waqar Masood Khan 21 December 2010 11 February 2012
33 Abdul Wajid Rana 12 February 2012 April 2013
34 Dr. Waqar Masood Khan April 2013 Present

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