1. Liaquat Ali Khan (1896 – 1951)


 


In Office: 14 August 1947 – 16 October 1951

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Muslim League

Total Duration: 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days


 


2. Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894 – 1964)


 


3. Muhammad Ali Bogra (1909 – 1963)


 


In Office: 17 April 1953 – 12 August 1955

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Muslim League

Total Duration: 2 Years, 2 Months, 26 Days


 


4. Chaudhry Muhammad Ali (1905 – 1980)


 


In Office: 12 August 1955 – 12 September 1956

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Muslim League

Total Duration: 1 Year, 1 Month exactly


 


5. Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892 – 1963)


 


In Office: 12 September 1956 – 17 October 1957

Status: Elected democractically

Political Party: Awami League

Total Duration: 1 Year, 1 Month, 5 Days

 


6. Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar (1898 – 1968)


 


In Office: 17 October 1957 – 16 December 1957

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Muslim League

Total Duration: 1 Month, 29 Days


 


7. Sir Feroz Khan Noon (1893 – 1970)


 


In Office: 16 December 1957 – 7 October 1958

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Republican Party

Total Duration: 9 Months, 21 Days

 

Post Abolished: 7 October 1958 – 7 December 1971

Total Duration of Abolishment: 13 Years, 2 Months exactly


 


8. Nurul Amin (1893 – 1974)


 


In Office: 7 December 1971 – 20 December 1971

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League

Total Duration: 13 Days Only

 

Post Abolished: 20 December 1971 – 14 August 1973

Total Duration of Abolishment: 1 Year, 7 Months, 25 Days


 


9. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928 – 1979)


 


In Office: 14 August 1973 – 5 July 1977

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Peoples Party

Total Duration: 3 Years, 10 Months, 21 Days

 

Post Abolished: 5 July 1977 – 24 March 1985

Total Duration of Abolishment: 7 Years, 8 Months, 19 Day


 


10. Muhammad Khan Junejo (1932 – 1993)


 


In Office: 24 March 1985 – 29 May 1988

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Independent; Pakistan Muslim League

Total Duration: 3 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days

 

Post Abolished: 29 May 1988 – 2 December 1988

Total Duration of Abolishment: 6 Months, 3 Days


 


11. Benazir Bhutto (1953 – 2007)


 


In Office: 2 December 1988 – 6 August 1990

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Peoples Party

Total Duration: 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Days


 


 Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi (1931 – 2009)

 


In Office: 6 August 1990 – 6 November 1990

Status: Caretaker/Acting

Political Party: None

Total Duration: 3 Months exactly


 


12. Nawaz Sharif (Born 1949)


 


In Office: 6 November 1990 – 18 April 1993

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (N), Islami Jamhoori Ittehad *changed later

Total Duration: 2 Years, 5 Months, 12 Days


 


Balakh Sher Mazari (Born 1928)


 


In Office: 18 April 1993 – 26 May 1993

Status: Caretaker/Acting

Political Party: None

Total Duration: 1 Month, 8 Days

 

Nawaz’s Second Term:

In Office: 26 May 1993 – 18 July 1993

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Total Duration: 1 Month, 22 Days



 


Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi (Born 1930)


 


In Office: 18 July 1993 – 19 October 1993

Status: Caretaker/Acting

Political Party: None

Total Duration: 3 Months, 1 Day exactly

 

13. Benazir’s Second Term:

In Office: 19 October 1993 – 5 November 1996

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Peoples Party

Total Duration: 3 Years, 17 Days


 


Malik Meraj Khalid (1916 – 2003)


 


In Office: 5 November 1996 – 17 February 1997

Status: Caretaker/Acting

Political Party: None

Total Duration: 3 Months, 12 Days

 

14. Nawaz’s Third Term:

In Office: 17 February 1997 – 12 October 1999

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Total Duration: 2 Years, 7 Months, 23 Days

 

Post Abolished: 12 October 1999 – 20 November 2002

Total Duration of Abolishment: 3 Years, 1 Month, 8 Days


 


15. Zafarullah Khan Jamali (Born 1944)


 


In Office: 21 November 2002 – 26 June 2004

Status: Acting/Appointed by the President

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)

Total Duration: 1 Year, 7 Months, 5 Days


 


16. Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain (Born 1946)


 


In Office: 30 June 2004 – 20 August 2004

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)

Total Duration: 1 Month, 21 Days


 


17. Shaukat Aziz (Born 1949)


 


In Office: 20 August 2004 – 16 November 2007

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)

Total Duration: 3 Years, 2 Months, 27 Days


 


  • Muhammad Mian Soomro (Born 1950)



In Office: 16 November 2007 – 25 March 2008

Status: Caretaker/Acting

Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League (Q)

Total Duration: 4 Months, 9 Days


 


18. Yousaf Raza Gillani (Born 1952)


 


In Office: 25 March 2008 – 19 June 2012

Status: Elected democratically

Political Party: Pakistan Peoples Party

Total Duration: 4 Years, 2 Months, 25 Days


 


19. Raja Pervaiz Ashraf (1950)


 


In Office: 22 June 2012 – 25 March 2013

Status: Assumed Prime Minister’s role when his predecessor, Yousuf Raza Gilani was disqualified by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on contempt of court charges.

Political Party: Pakistan People’s Party

Total Duration: 9 Months, 3 Days


 


Mir Hazar Khan Khoso (1929)


 


In Office: 25 March 2013 – 4 June 2013

Status: Caretaker Prime Minister.

Political Party: Independent

Total Duration: 2 Months, 10 Days


 


20. Mian Muhammad Nazwaz Sharif (1949)


 


In Office: 5 June 2013 – 28 July 2017

Status: Elected Prime Minister.

Political Party: Muslim League (N)

Total Duration: 4 years, 1 month, 23 days


 


21. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (1958)


 


In Office: 1 August 2017 – 31 May 2018

Status: Caretaker Prime Minister.

Political Party: Muslim League (N)

Total Duration: Parliament elected as the PM and to serve a 50-day period.


 


Nasirul Mulk (1950)


 


In Office: 1 June 2018 – 18 August 2018

Status: Caretaker/Acting

Political Party: None

Total Duration: 2 Months, 18 Days


 


22. Imran Khan (1952)


 


In Office: 18 August 2018 – continued

Status: Elected Prime Minister

Political Party: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Total Duration: Counting


 

  1. Longest Time Served by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani 4 Years, 2 Months, 25 Days. Beforehand, Liaquat Ali Khan served the longest time as Prime Minister (4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days). Subsequent to accumulating Nawaz Sharif’s three terms, his length aggregates as long as 4 years, 13 months and 57 days or 5 years, multi-month, and 27 days. Subsequent to amassing Benazir Bhutto’s two terms, her span aggregates as long as 4 years, 8 months, and 21 days. Consequently, both Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto are the longest non-successively serving PMs.
  2. Briefest Time Served by a Prime Minister: Nurul Amin (13 Days) during 1971 Bangladesh-Pakistan War
  3. Ideological group Having the Most Number of Serving Prime Ministers: 5 from Muslim League
  4. All out Duration of Prime Ministers from Muslim League: 9 Years, 6 Months, 57 Days or in accumulation 9 Years, 7 Months, 27 Days
  5. All out Duration of Democratic Prime Ministers: 30 Years, 51 Months, 254 Days or in accumulation 34 Years, 11 Months, 14 Days
  6. Number of Times Prime Minister Post Abolished: 5 Times
  7. All out Duration of the Post Abolishment: 24 Years, 24 Months, 53 Days or in accumulation 26 Years, 1 Month, 23 Days
  8. Longest Post Abolishment Period: 13 Years, 2 Months during Zia-ul-Haq’s autocracy
  9. Most brief Post Abolishment Period: 6 Months, 3 Days after the passing of Zia-ul-Haq
  10. Number of Times Caretakers Came: 6 Times
  11. Longest Time Served by a Caretaker: Muhammad Mian Soomro (4 Months, 9 Days)
  12. Most brief Time Served by a Caretaker: Balkh Sher Mazari (1 Month, 8 Days)
  13. Absolute Duration of Caretakers’ Terms: 17 Months, 10 Days or in accumulation 1 Year, 5 Months, and 10 days.
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