List of Chief Ministers of Punjab (Pakistan)

Chief Minister of Punjab
Coat of arms of Punjab.svg
Seal of Punjab
Incumbent
Sardar Usman Buzdar

since 19 August 2018
Style His Excellency
Member of Provincial Assembly of Punjab
Cabinet of Punjab, Pakistan
Residence Chief Minister House
Seat Lahore
Appointer Provincial Assembly of Punjab
Term length Five years
Constituting instrument Constitution of Pakistan
Inaugural holder Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot
Formation 5 April 1937
Website cm.punjab.gov.pk

The Chief Minister of Punjab (Urdu: وزیر اعلیٰ پنجاب‎) is elected by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab and serves as the head of the provincial government in Punjab, Pakistan. The current Chief Minister is Sardar Usman Buzdar, who won the chief minister elections after being nominated by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

Key

  Unionist Party
  Pakistan Muslim League
  Pakistan Peoples Party
  Islami Jamhoori Ittehad
  Pakistan Muslim League (J)
  Pakistan Muslim League (N)
  Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Prime Ministers of the Punjab (1937-1947)

Map of Punjab during British India
No Name
(constituency)
Birth - Death Image Took Office Left Office Term Party
(Coalition with)
Election (Assembly) Appointed by
1 Sikandar Hayat Khan
(west punjab, landlord)
5 June 1892 - 26 December 1942 SikanderHayatKhan.jpg 5 April 1937 26 December 1942 [d] 5 years, 265 days Unionist Party 1937 (1) Herbert William Emerson
2 Malik Khizar Hayat Tiwana
(khushab)
7 August 1900 - 20 January 1972 Khizar Hayat Tiwana.jpg 30 December 1942 5 February 1946 3 years, 37 days - (1) Bertrand Glancy
(i) Governor Rule (Bertrand Glancy) 5 February 1946 21 March 1946 44 days - - Viscount Wavell
(2) Malik Khizar Hayat Tiwana
(khushab)
7 August 1900 - 20 January 1972 Khizar Hayat Tiwana.jpg 21 March 1946 2 March 1947 [RES] 346 days Unionist Party
(INC and SAD)
1946 (2) Bertrand Glancy
(ii) Governor Rule (Evan Meredith Jenkins) 2 March 1947 15 August 1947[pd] 166 days - - Earl Mountbatten

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab (since 1947)

Name
(birth–death)
Portrait Party[a] Term of office
1 Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot[1]
(1906–1969)
Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot (cropped).png Muslim League 15 August
1947
25 January
1949
1 year, 163 days
Governor's rule
25 January 1949 to 5 April 1951
2 Mian Mumtaz Daultana[1]
(1916–1995)
Muslim League 15 April
1951
3 April
1953
1 year, 353 days
3 Sir Feroz Khan Noon[1][2]
(1893–1970)
Feroz Khan Noon.jpg Muslim League 3 April
1953
21 May
1955
2 years, 48 days
4 Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti[1]
(1895–)
Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti (cropped).jpg Muslim League 21 May
1955
14 October
1955
146 days
Post Abolished: October 14, 1955 - June 30, 1970
Martial Law
1 July 1970 to 2 May 1972
5 Malik Meraj Khalid[1]
(1915–2003)
Pakistan Peoples Party 2 May
1972
12 November
1973
1 year, 194 days
6 Ghulam Mustafa Khar[1]
(1937-)
- Pakistan Peoples Party 12 November
1973
15 March
1974
123 days
7 Hanif Ramay[1]
(1930–2006)
- Pakistan Peoples Party 15 March
1974
15 July
1975
1 year, 122 days
8 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi[1]
(1927–2000)
- Pakistan Peoples Party 15 July
1975
5 July
1977
1 year, 355 days
Martial law
5 July 1977 to 9 April 1985
9 Mian Nawaz Sharif[1]
(1949-)
PrimeMinisterNawazSharif.jpg Islami Jamhoori Ittehad 9 April
1985
6 August
1990
5 years, 119 days
10 Ghulam Haider Wyne[1][3][4][5]
(1940-)
Ghulam Haider Wyne By Tariq Imran.jpg Islami Jamhoori Ittehad 6 August
1990
25 April
1993
2 years, 262 days
11 Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo[1][3][6][7] Wattoo.jpg Pakistan Muslim League 25 April
1993
18 July
1993
84 days
- Sheikh Manzoor Ilahi[1] (caretaker) - 18 July
1993
20 October
1993
94 days
11 Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo[1][3][6][7] Wattoo.jpg Pakistan Muslim League (J) 20 October
1993
13 September
1995
1 year, 328 days
12 Sardar Muhammad Arif Nakai[1]
(died 2000)
- Pakistan Muslim League (J) 13 September
1995
3 November
1996
1 year, 51 days
13 Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo[1][3][6][7] Wattoo.jpg Pakistan Muslim League (J) 3 November
1996
16 November
1996
13 days
- Mian Muhammad Afzal Hayat[1] (caretaker) - 16 November
1996
20 February
1997
96 days
14 Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif[1][8]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 20 February
1997
12 October
1999
2 years, 234 days
Governor's rule
12 October 1999 to 23 November 2002
15 Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi[1][9][10]
(1945-)
Nambardar Zafar Iqbal with Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (Q) 29 November
2002
18 November
2007
4 years, 354 days
- Sheikh Ejaz Nisar[11][12] (caretaker) - 18 November
2007
11 April
2008
145 days
15 Dost Muhammad Khosa[1][13][14]
(1973-)
Pakistan Muslim League (N) 11 April
2008
8 June
2008
58 days
16 Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif[8]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 8 June
2008
25 February
2009
262 days
Governor's rule
25 February 2009 to 30 March 2009
16 Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif[8]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 30 March
2009
26 March
2013
3 years, 361 days
- Najam Sethi[15][16] (Caretaker) Umer Toor & Najam Sethi Pakistan Super League PSLt22 Cricket (cropped).png 26 March
2013
7 June
2013
73 days
16 Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif[17][18]
(1951-)
Chief Minister of the Punjab (8047057165) (cropped).jpg Pakistan Muslim League (N) 23 June
2013
7 June
2018
4 years, 349 days
- Hasan Askari Rizvi[19][20][21]

(caretaker)

- 8 June
2018
19 August
2018
73 days
17 Sardar Usman Buzdar[22] Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 20 August
2018
Incumbent 2 years, 131 days

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