Ministry of Interior (Pakistan)
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|Formed||August 14, 1947|
|Jurisdiction||Federal Government of Pakistan|
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The Ministry of the Interior and Narcotics Control, 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.
- 1 Organisations
- 1.1 Federal Investigation Agency
- 1.2 Pakistan Coast Guards
- 1.3 Directorate General of Immigration & Passports
- 1.4 National Police Academy
- 1.5 National Police Bureau
- 1.6 National Database and Registration Authority
- 1.7 Frontier Constabulary
- 1.8 Pakistan Rangers Punjab
- 1.9 Pakistan Rangers Sindh
- 1.10 Frontier Corps, KPK
- 1.11 Frontier Corps Balochistan
- 1.12 Directorate General Civil Defense
- 1.13 Gilgit Baltistan Scouts
- 1.14 National Counter Terrorism Authority
- 1.15 The National Response Center for Cyber Crimes
- 1.16 National Academy for Prisons Administration
- 1.17 National Aliens Registration Authority
- 2 Anti-Narcotics Division
- 3 List of Interior Ministers of Pakistan
- 4 See also
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Federal Investigation Agency
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), is an autonomous agency under tasked with investigative jurisdiction on undertaking operations against terrorism, federal crimes, fascism, smuggling as well as infringement and other specific crimes.
Pakistan Coast Guards
Directorate General of Immigration & Passports
Directorate General of Immigration & Passports, Pakistan (or DGIP) is a government department of Ministry of Interior, Pakistan. It is responsible to deal with all the issues of Passports, Visas, Pakistan Citizenship and Renunciation of Pakistan Citizenship Certificate.
National Police Academy
The National Police Academy, in Islamabad, is a federal training centre for the senior officers of the civilian law enforcement agencies of Pakistan. The senior officers jointly form the Police Service of Pakistan (PSP). Since 1947, the training of Assistant Superintendents of Police (the lowest senior rank) was conducted at a police college in Sardah, an institution established in 1913. After 1971, makeshift arrangements were made and training of officers was conducted at the Civil Services Academy in Lahore and the Police Training College in Sihala.
National Police Bureau
National Database and Registration Authority
The National Database and Registration Authority, Pakistan (NADRA), is an independent and autonomous agency under Ministry that performs government databases and statistically manages the sensitive registration database of all the national citizens of the Pakistan.
It is responsible for issuing the computerized national identity cards to the citizens of Pakistan, maintaining their sensitive informational upgraded in the government databases, and securing national identities of the citizens of Pakistan from being stolen and theft.
Frontier Constabulary (FC), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was established by amalgamation of Border Military Police (BMP) and Samana Rifles (SR) in 1913. It derives its name from the fact that it was initially entrusted with the cardinal task of policing the frontiers that separated the settled districts of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (the then North West Frontier Province) and the tribal areas against tribal incursions, criminal gangs and marauders operating across this buffer zone.
However, owing to the prevalent reign of terrorism and deteriorating law & order situation in the country, FC has been entrusted with numerous multifarious and multidimensional tasks in addition to its cardinal function. These duties include supporting law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in controlling law & order situation and providing security to diplomats, vital government installations, VVIPs/VIPs, multi-national companies (MNCs) and hydro-power projects (HPPs).
Pakistan Rangers Punjab
The Pakistan Rangers are part of the Paramilitary forces of Pakistan, under the direct control of the Ministry of the Interior of the Pakistan Government. The Rangers are an internal security force with the prime objective to provide and maintain security in war zones and areas of conflict as well as maintaining law and order which includes providing assistance to the police. Prior to 1995, the Pakistan Rangers were two separate forces: the Pakistan Rangers Punjab headquartered in Lahore, Punjab, and the Mehran Rangers headquartered in Karachi, Sindh. The two forces maintain their different uniforms and chains of command but work under same ordinances, such as the Pakistan Rangers Ordinance 1959.
Pakistan Rangers Sindh
Frontier Corps, KPK
Frontier Corps Balochistan
Directorate General Civil Defense
Gilgit Baltistan Scouts
The need of having Civil Armed Force in the Northern Areas remained a constant demand of the people since 1974. NA Scouts, therefore emerged as 5th Civil Armed Force of Pakistan on 31 October 2003. Northern Area Scouts being a Federal Civil Armed Force in this region was also renamed as Gilgit Baltistan Scouts on 17 January 2011.
National Counter Terrorism Authority
The National Response Center for Cyber Crimes
National Academy for Prisons Administration
National Academy for Prisons Administration (NAPA) formerly known as Central Jail Staff Training Institute (CJSTI) is a Federal Government's training institute for prison staff of all four provinces of Pakistan.
National Aliens Registration Authority
National Alien Registration Authority (NARA), is an institution of the Government whose primarily responsibly for legally registering the immigration process in the country.
List of Interior Ministers of Pakistan
|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|
- Constitution of Pakistan
- President of Pakistan
- Prime Minister of Pakistan
- Defence Minister of Pakistan
- Foreign Minister of Pakistan
- Finance Minister of Pakistan
- Police Service of Pakistan
- Civil Defense of Pakistan
- NADRA. "National Database and Registry Authority". Government of Pakistan. National Database and Registry Authority. Retrieved 22 January 2013.
- NADRA. "Smart National Identity Cards in Pakistan" (PDF). NADRA (Pakistan). Retrieved 22 January 2013.
- Pakistan Army. "Pakistan Army Rangers (Punjab)". Pakistan Army Press Publications. ISPR.