Pakistan Ministry of Interior

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The Ministry of the Interior, also shortened to MoI, is a Cabinet-level ministry of the Government of Pakistan, tasked and primarily responsible for implementing the internal policies, state security, administration of internal affairs involving the state, and assisting the government on territorial affairs of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), and insular areas of Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA).

The ministry is administrated and led by the Interior minister of Pakistan, who is a leading member of cabinet of the Prime minister of Pakistan. The minister is currently located in Cabinet Secretariat in the Islamabad capital venue, and is currently led by Nisar Ali Khan.

The minister is required to be a member of parliament. During the martial regimes of Generals Ayub Khan and Yahya Khan, from 1962 till 1971, the Interior Minister was called Home Affairs Minister.

List of Interior Ministers of Pakistan[edit]

Name of Interior Minister Entered Office Left Office
Fazlur Rehman August 15, 1947 May 8, 1948
Khwaja Shahabuddin May 8, 1948 November 26, 1951
Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani November 26, 1951 October 24, 1954
Iskander Mirza October 24, 1954 August 7, 1955
A. K. Fazlul Huq August 11, 1955 March 9, 1956
Abdus Sattar March 17, 1956 September 12, 1956
Mir Ghulam Ali Talpur September 12, 1956 March 18, 1958
Jalal-ud-din Jalal Baba March 18, 1958 October 14, 1958
Zakir Husain June 14, 1960 June 8, 1962
Khan Habibullah Khan Marwat June 13, 1962 March 23, 1965
Ayub Khan March 23, 1965 August 17, 1965
Chaudhry Ali Akbar Khan August 17, 1965 November 30, 1966
Vice Admiral (R) Afzal Rahman Khan December 5, 1966 March 25, 1969
Lt Gen Abdul Hamid Khan April 15, 1969 August 3, 1969
Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan August 4, 1969 February 22, 1971
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto December 24, 1971 May 1, 1972
Abdul Qayyum Khan May 13, 1972 January 13, 1977
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto January 13, 1977 March 28, 1977
Air Marshal Inamul Haq Khan January 14, 1978 July 5, 1978
Mahmoud Haroon July 5, 1978 November 18, 1984
Lt Gen Sardar Farooq Shaukat Khan Lodi January 22, 1985 March 23, 1985
Muhammad Khan Junejo April 10, 1985 May 21, 1985
Muhammad Aslam Khan Khattak May 22, 1985 March 29, 1987
Wasim Sajjad March 29, 1987 July 28, 1987
Raja Nadir Pervez July 28,1987 December 4, 1988
Aitzaz Ahsan December 4, 1988 August 6, 1990
Mian Zahid Sarfraz (caretaker) August 11, 1990 November 6, 1990
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain November 9, 1990 July 18, 1993
Fateh Khan Bandial (caretaker) July 23, 1993 October 19, 1993
Maj Gen (R) Naseerullah Babar October 21, 1993 November 5, 1996
Omar Khan Affridi (caretaker) November 5, 1996 February 17, 1997
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain February 25, 1997 October 12, 1999
Lt Gen (R) Moinuddin Haider November 6, 1999 November 23, 2002
Faisal Saleh Hayat November 23, 2002 August 25, 2004
Aftab Ahmad Sherpao August 25, 2004 November 15, 2007
Lt Gen (R) Hamid Nawaz Khan (caretaker) November 16, 2007 March 25, 2008
Rehman Malik March 25, 2008 March 16, 2013
Malik Habib Khan(caretaker) April 2, 2013 June 5, 2013
Chaudhry Nisar June 7, 2013 to Date

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