Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan

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14th National Assembly of Pakistan
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Structure
Seats 342
Political groups
     PML-N (186)
     PPP (39)
     PTI (35)
     MQM (23)
     JUI-F (14)
     PML-F (6)
Elections
Mixed member majoritarian (First past the post for most seats, 60 seats reserved for women and 10 seats reserved for religious minorities by proportional representation)
Last election
11 May 2013
Meeting place
Parliament House, Islamabad
Website
www.na.gov.pk

The Speaker's is the highest office of the National Assembly of Pakistan. The Speaker presides over the Session composed of the people's representatives elected on the basis of universal franchise. The Speaker is second in the line of succession to the President and he occupies fourth position in the Warrant of Precedence, after the President, the Prime Minister and the Chairman of Senate. In addition, the Speaker is the spokesman of the House to the outside world, and is non-partisan in his approach. To exercise the great authority that stems from the respect, affection and consideration which every Member of the House bestows upon the holder of this high office, the Speaker shows complete impartiality in the discharge of his functions. When the National Assembly is dissolved he continues in his office, till a new Speaker is elected

These are the names of Speakers and presidents of the National Assembly of Pakistan.

List of Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan[edit]

      Independent

      Muslim League

      Republican Party/Pakistan Muslim League (Q)

      Islami Jamhoori Ittehad /Pakistan Muslim League (N)

      Awami League/Pakistan Peoples Party

      Military


Name Designation Duration Political Party
1 Mohammad Ali Jinnah President 11 August 1947 to 11 September 1948 Muslim League
2 Maulvi Tamizuddin Khan President 14 December 1948 to 24 October 1954 Muslim League
3 Abdul Wahab Khan Speaker 12 August 1955 to 7 October 1958 Muslim League
4 Maulvi Tamizuddin Khan
2nd term
Speaker 11 June 1962 to 19 August 1963 Muslim League
5 Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry Speaker 29 November 1963 to 12 June 1965 Convention Muslim League
6 Abdul Jabbar Khan Speaker 12 June 1965 to 25 March 1969 Convention Muslim League
7 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto President 14 April 1972 to 12 April 1973 Pakistan Peoples Party
8 Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry Speaker 15 August 1972 to 9 August 1973 Pakistan Peoples Party
9 Sahibzada Farooq Ali Speaker 9 August 1973 to 27 March 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party
10 Malik Meraj Khalid Speaker 27 March 1977 to 5 July 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party
11 Syed Fakhar Imam Speaker 22 March 1985 to 26 May 1986 Pakistan Muslim League
12 Hamid Nasir Chattha Speaker 31 May 1986 to 3 December 1988 Pakistan Muslim League
13 Malik Meraj Khalid
2nd term
Speaker 3 December 1988 to 4 November 1990 Pakistan Peoples Party
14 Gohar Ayub Khan Speaker 4 November 1990 to 17 October 1993 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
15 Yousaf Raza Gillani Speaker 17 October 1993 to 16 February 1997 Pakistan Peoples Party
16 Elahi Bux Soomro Speaker 16 February 1997 to 20 August 2001 Pakistan Muslim League (N)
17 Chaudhry Amir Hussain Speaker 19 November 2002 to 19 March 2008 Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
18 Fahmida Mirza Speaker 19 March 2008 to 3 June 2013 Pakistan Peoples Party
19 Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Speaker 3 June 2013 to present Pakistan Muslim League (N)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sardar Ayaz Sadiq for the post of speaker National Assembly". Dawn. Herald. 30 April 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2013.