First Ladies and Gentlemen of Pakistan

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First Lady of Pakistan
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Incumbent
Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif

since 5 June 2013
Residence Islamabad (official)
Inaugural holder Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan

First Ladies and Gentlemen of Pakistan (Urdu: ڂاتون اول يا مردݕاكستان‎) is an unofficial title traditionally given to the wife or husband of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan.[1] Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif, wife of Nawaz Sharif, is the current First Lady of Pakistan.

First Ladies and Gentlemen[edit]

List of First Ladies
No. Portrait First Lady Head of the State Period Ref
1 Fatima jinnah portrait Fatima Jinnah 1 January 1960 – 9 July 1967


List of First Ladies and Gentlemen of Pakistan
No. Portrait First Lady/Gentleman Head of the State Period Ref
1 Begum Liaquat Ali Meets President of MIT Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan Liaquat Ali Khan 14 August 1947 – 16 October 1951
2 Viqar un Nisa Noon Feroz Khan Noon 16 December 1957 – 7 October 1958
3 General Rani Yahya Khan 25 March 1969 – 20 December 1971
4 Nusrat Bhutto Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 20 December 1971 – 5 July 1977 [2][3]
5 Asif Ali Zardari portrait Asif Ali Zardari Benazir Bhutto 2 December 1988 – 6 August 1990
6 Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif Nawaz Sharif 6 November 1990 – 18 July 1993 [4]
(5) Asif Ali Zardari portrait Asif Ali Zardari Benazir Bhutto 19 October 1993 – 5 November 1996
(6) Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif Nawaz Sharif 17 February 1997 – 12 October 1999 [4]
7 Sehba Musharraf Pervez Musharraf 20 June 2001 – 18 August 2008 [5]
8 Fauzia Gillani Yousuf Raza Gillani 25 March 2008 – 19 June 2012 [6]
9 Nusrat Pervaiz Ashraf Raja Pervaiz Ashraf 22 June 2012 – 25 March 2013 [7]
10 Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif Nawaz Sharif 5 June 2013–present

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Role of First Lady and Origin of the Title "First Lady"". The National First Ladies' Library. 
  2. ^ "Nusrat Bhutto, former first lady of Pakistan, dies". BBC News. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Hassan, Ali (25 October 2011). "Glowing tribute paid to late Nusrat Bhutto in Capital". Daily Times. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Taseer, Sherbano (30 March 2012). "The rebirth of Maryam Nawaz Sharif". The Nation (Pakistan). Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Musharraf and Sehba celebrate 36th wedding anniversary". Daily Times. 28 December 2004. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Begum Fouzia Gilani presents a cheque of Rs.one million to national commissioner Pakistan girls guide association". Islamabad. 16 February 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Staff Report (16 September 2012). "First lady you are urgent women to wear hijab". Daily Times. Retrieved 21 January 2013.