Minister of Foreign Affairs (Pakistan)

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Minister of Foreign Affairs
State emblem of Pakistan.svg
State emblem of Pakistan
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Nancy Birdsall (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Shah Mehmood Qureshi

since 20 August 2018
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Style Sir Minister
Member of Cabinet, National Security Council
Reports to Prime Minister of Pakistan
Residence Islamabad, Pakistan
Nominator Prime Minister of Pakistan
Appointer President of Pakistan
Term length Pleasure of the Prime Minister
Inaugural holder Muhammad Zafarullah Khan
Formation 14 Aug 1947
Deputy Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

The following is the list of all the previous foreign ministers of Pakistan to date, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

List of Foreign Ministers of Pakistan[edit]

No. Name of Foreign Minister Entered Office Left Office
1 Liaqat Ali Khan August 15, 1947 December 27, 1947
2 Muhammad Zafarullah Khan December 27, 1947 October 24, 1954
3 Muhammad Ali Bogra October 24, 1954 August 11, 1955
4 Hamidul Huq Choudhury September 28, 1955 September 12, 1956
5 Feroz Khan Noon September 14, 1956 October 7, 1958
6 Manzur Qadir October 29, 1958 June 8, 1962
3 Muhammad Ali Bogra June 13, 1962 January 23, 1963
7 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto January 24, 1963 June 30, 1966
8 Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada July 20, 1966 April 25, 1968
9 Mian Arshad Hussain April 25, 1968 April 4, 1969
10 Yahya Khan April 5, 1969 December 20, 1971
7 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto December 20, 1971 March 28, 1977
11 Aziz Ahmed March 30, 1977 July 5, 1977
12 Agha Shahi January 14, 1978 March 9, 1982
13 Sahabzada Yaqub Khan March 21, 1982 November 1, 1987
14 Zain Noorani November 1, 1987 June 9, 1988
13 Sahabzada Yaqub Khan June 9, 1988 March 20, 1991
Akram Zaki (Acting) April 1991 10 September 1991
15 Siddiq Khan Kanju 10 September 1991 18 July 1993
Abdul Sattar (Caretaker) July 23, 1993 October 19, 1993
16 Farooq Leghari October 19, 1993 November 14, 1993
17 Asif Ahmad Ali November 16, 1993 November 4, 1996
Sahabzada Yaqub Khan (Caretaker) November 11, 1996 February 24, 1997
18 Gohar Ayub Khan February 25, 1997 August 7, 1998
19 Sartaj Aziz August 7, 1998 October 12, 1999
20 Abdul Sattar November 6, 1999 June 14, 2002
21 Inam-ul-Haq June 21, 2002 November 23, 2002
22 Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri November 23, 2002 November 15, 2007
Inam-ul-Haq (Caretaker) November 15, 2007 March 24, 2008
23 Shah Mehmood Qureshi March 31, 2008 February 9, 2011
24 Hina Rabbani Khar February 11, 2011 16 March 2013
Mir Hazar Khan Khoso (Caretaker) 4 April 2013 4 June 2013
25 Sartaj Aziz (Adviser) 7 June 2013 28 July 2017
26 Khawaja Muhammad Asif 4 August 2017 26 April 2018
27 Khurram Dastgir Khan 4 May 2018 5 June 2018
Hussain Haroon (Caretaker) 5 June 2018 18th August 2018
28 Shah Mahmood Qureshi 20th August 2018 Present

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