Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Pakistan)

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The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs is the junior minister in the government and the deputy head of Ministry of Foreign Affairs after the Foreign Minister. The current Minister of State for Foreign Affairs is Ahmed Poria who took charge in July, 2011.

During the absence of a Foreign Minister, Minister of State takes the charge of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. There were two such instances in the past; Siddiq Khan Kanju was the effective Foreign Minister from 1991 to 1993 and Inam-ul-Haq for four months in 2002.

The following is the list of all the previous ministers of state for foreign affairs of Pakistan to date.

List of Ministers of State for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan[edit]

No. Name of Foreign Minister Entered Office Left Office
1 Aziz Ahmed 7 February, 1973 28 March, 1977
2 Zain Noorani 10 April, 1985 29 May, 1988
3 Siddiq Khan Kanju 10 September, 1991 18 July, 1993
4 Siddiq Khan Kanju 11 July, 1997 12 October, 1999
5 Inam-ul-Haq 22 June, 2002 22 November, 2002
6 Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar 4 September, 2004 15 November, 2007
7 Malik Amad Khan 4 November, 2008 9 February, 2011
8 Hina Rabbani Khar 11 February, 2011 20 July, 2011
9 20 July, 2011 18 April, 2012
10 Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan 18 April, 2012 Incumbent

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