Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan
The Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan is the appointed Head of State of the provincial government in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The governor is designated by the Prime Minister and is normally regarded a ceremonial post. However, throughout the history of Pakistan, the powers of the provincial governors were vastly increased, every time the provincial assemblies were dissolved and the administrative role came under direct control of the governors.
The seat of governor in Gilgit-Baltistan was started on 16 September 2009.
The current Governor is Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan, who took over on 20 November 2015.
List of Governors
Following is the list of governors after Gilgit-Baltistan was given the status of province on August 29, 2009, the federal cabinet had approved the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Order 2009.
|Name of Governor||Entered Office||Left Office||Political Affiliation|
|Qamar Zaman Kaira||16 September 2009||22 March 2010||PPP|
|Dr. Shama Khalid||23 March 2010||15 September 2010||PPP|
|Wazir Baig||17 September 2010||26 January 2011||PPP|
|Pir Karam Ali Shah||27 January 2011||15 February 2015||PPP|
|Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir||16 February 2015||24 November 2015||Pakistan Muslim League (N)|
|Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan||24 November 2015||Present||Pakistan Muslim League (N)|
- Chief Minister (Gilgit-Baltistan)
- Government of Gilgit-Baltistan
- Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly
- List of Governors of Pakistan
- List of Chief Ministers in Pakistan