List of Chief Ministers of Balochistan

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The Chief Minister of Balochistan (Urdu: بلوچستان کے وزیر اعلی‎; CM) is elected by the Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan to serve as the head of the provincial government in Balochistan, Pakistan. The current Chief Minister, Sanaullah Zehri, is the 15th person to have served in the position since it was created in 1972.

Chief Ministers of Balochistan[edit]

Name of Chief Minister Entered Office Left Office Political Party
1 Ataullah Mengal 1 May 1972 13 February 1973 National Awami Party
Governor's rule 13 February 1973 27 April 1973
2 Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan (1st time) 27 April 1973 31 December 1974 Pakistan Peoples Party
Governor's rule 31 December 1975 6 December 1976
3 Mohammad Khan Barozai 7 December 1976 5 July 1977 Pakistan Peoples Party
4 Rahimuddin Khan 5 July 1977 6 April 1985
2 Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan (2nd time) 6 April 1985 29 May 1988 Independent
5 Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali (1st time) 24 June 1988 24 December 1988 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
Khuda Bux Marri (acting) 24 December 1988 5 February 1989 Balochistan High Court Judge
6 Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti 5 February 1989 7 August 1990 Balochistan National Party
Humayun Khan Marri (caretaker) 7 August 1990 17 November 1990
7 Taj Muhammad Jamali 17 November 1990 22 May 1993 Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
8 Zulfikar Ali Magsi (1st time) 30 May 1993 19 July 1993 Independent
Muhammad Naseer Mengal (caretaker) 19 July 1993 20 October 1993 Independent
8 Zulfikar Ali Magsi (2nd time) 20 October 1993 9 November 1996 Independent
Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali (caretaker; 2nd time) 9 November 1996 22 February 1997 Independent
9 Akhtar Mengal 22 February 1997 29 July 1998 Balochistan National Party
10 Mir Jan Mohammad Jamali 13 August 1998 12 October 1999 Independent
Governor's rule 12 October 1999 1 December 2002 Independent
11 Jam Mohammad Yousaf 1 December 2002 19 November 2007 Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
Mohammad Saleh Bhutani (caretaker) 19 November 2007 8 April 2008
12 Nawab Aslam Raisani 9 April 2008 14 January 2013 Pakistan Peoples Party
Governor's rule 14 January 2013 13 March 2013
13 Nawab Aslam Raisani 13 March 2013 23 March 2013 Pakistan Peoples Party
Ghous Bakhsh Barozai (acting) 23 March 2013 7 June 2013
14 Abdul Malik Baloch 7 June 2013 23 December 2015 National Party
15 Sanaullah Zehri 24 December 2015 Still PML-N

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