Government of Pakistan

Government of Pakistan

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The Government of Pakistan
Pakistan
Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

is a federal parliamentary system, with an indirectly-elected
Indirect election
Indirect election is a process in which voters in an election don't actually choose between candidates for an office but rather elect persons who will then make the choice. It is one of the oldest form of elections and is still used today for many upper houses and presidents...

 President
President of Pakistan
The President of Pakistan is the head of state, as well as figurehead, of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Recently passed an XVIII Amendment , Pakistan has a parliamentary democratic system of government. According to the Constitution, the President is chosen by the Electoral College to serve a...

 as the Head of State
Head of State
A head of state is the individual that serves as the chief public representative of a monarchy, republic, federation, commonwealth or other kind of state. His or her role generally includes legitimizing the state and exercising the political powers, functions, and duties granted to the head of...

 and Commander in Chief of the Pakistani Armed Forces, and an indirectly-elected Prime Minister
Prime Minister of Pakistan
The Prime Minister of Pakistan , is the Head of Government of Pakistan who is designated to exercise as the country's Chief Executive. By the Constitution of Pakistan, Pakistan has the parliamentary democratic system of government...

 as the Head of Government
Head of government
Head of government is the chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet. In a parliamentary system, the head of government is often styled prime minister, chief minister, premier, etc...

. The President’s appointment and term are constitutionally independent of the Prime Minister’s term. On September 6, 2008, the Electoral College
Electoral College of Pakistan
The President of Pakistan is chosen by an electoral college, in Pakistan. According to article 41 of the 1973 Constitution of Pakistan, this electoral college consists of the Senate, the National Assembly of Pakistan, and the Members of the Provincial Assemblies. Members of the National Assembly...

 (composed of the Senate
Senate of Pakistan
The Senate of Pakistan is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. Elections are held every three years for one half of the senate and each senator has a term of six years...

, the National Assembly
National Assembly of Pakistan
The National Assembly of Pakistan is the lower house of the bicameral Majlis-e-Shura, which also compromises the President of Pakistan and Senate . The National Assembly and the Senate both convene at Parliament House in Islamabad...

, and the four Provincial Assemblies) chose Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari is the 11th and current President of Pakistan and the Co-Chairman of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party . He is also the widower of Benazir Bhutto, who served two nonconsecutive terms as Prime Minister....

 as the eleventh President of Pakistan for a five-year term. The Prime Minister is usually the leader of the largest party in the National Assembly and is assisted by a cabinet of ministers drawn from both chambers of the federal legislature. The current Prime Minister is Yousaf Raza Gillani
Yousaf Raza Gillani
Yousuf Raza Gilani is the current prime minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He was nominated as Prime Minister by the PPP, with the support of its coalition partners, Pakistan Muslim League , Awami National Party, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam and Muttahida Qaumi Movement, on 22 March 2008...

 of the Pakistan Peoples Party
Pakistan Peoples Party
The Pakistan Peoples Party , is a democratic socialist political party in Pakistan affiliated with Socialist International. Pakistan People's Party is the largest political party of Pakistan...

, who took office on March 25, 2008.

Recent history


The National Assembly elections that were held in October 2002 had 91 women elected to its Parliament - the largest number and percentage of women in the parliament of any Muslim-majority country.

On November 3, 2007, President Musharraf suspended Pakistan's constitution by declaring a state of emergency
2007 Pakistani state of emergency
A state of emergency was declared by Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on November 3, 2007, and lasted until December 15, 2007,during which time the constitution of Pakistan was suspended....

.

In the general elections held in February 2008
Pakistani general election, 2008
A general election was held in Pakistan on 18 February 2008, after being postponed from 8 January 2008. The original date was intended to elect members of the National Assembly of Pakistan, the lower house of the Majlis-e-Shoora...

, the party of slain leader Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians
Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians
The Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians is a party created by Ameen Faheem. The party is an electoral extension of the Pakistan Peoples Party....

 (PPPP) won 123 seats in the National Assembly while the Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Pakistan Muslim League (N)
The Pakistan Muslim League is a conservative political party in Pakistan, affiliated with Western conservatism...

 of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif won 91 seats in the National Assembly. President Musharaf's ally party Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
The Pakistan Muslim League or officially Pakistan Muslim League is a centrist, modern political party in Pakistan. The present form of PML-Q was formed prior to 2002 general elections....

 (PML-Q) came third with 54 seats. After the elections the People's Party Parliamentarian and the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz announced a coalition to form the new government along with the Awami National Party
Awami National Party
The Awami National Party is an Pashtun nationalist, socialist, centre-left political party in Pakistan affiliated with Socialist International...

 (ANP). Pakistan's new parliament elected the country's first female speaker March 19, 2008 from the Pakistan Peoples Party
Pakistan Peoples Party
The Pakistan Peoples Party , is a democratic socialist political party in Pakistan affiliated with Socialist International. Pakistan People's Party is the largest political party of Pakistan...

: Fahmida Mirza
Fahmida Mirza
Dr. Fahmida Mirza , sometimes also spelled as Fehmida Mirza , is a medical doctor, agriculturist and businesswoman from Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan who was elected as the first female Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan on March 19, 2008...

. Allies of President Pervez Musharraf
Pervez Musharraf
Pervez Musharraf , is a retired four-star general who served as the 13th Chief of Army Staff and tenth President of Pakistan as well as tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. Musharraf headed and led an administrative military government from October 1999 till August 2007. He ruled...

 withdrew their candidate for Pakistan's prime minister, Farooq Sattar
Farooq Sattar
Farooq Sattar Pirwani is a politician from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Farooq Sattar is Deputy Convener and Parliamentary leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement , a political party in Pakistan. He has also served as Provincial Minister in the Sindh Cabinet for Local Bodies and is one of the senior...

, and the coalition chose Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani
Yousaf Raza Gillani
Yousuf Raza Gilani is the current prime minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He was nominated as Prime Minister by the PPP, with the support of its coalition partners, Pakistan Muslim League , Awami National Party, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam and Muttahida Qaumi Movement, on 22 March 2008...

 as the Prime Minister of Pakistan
Prime Minister of Pakistan
The Prime Minister of Pakistan , is the Head of Government of Pakistan who is designated to exercise as the country's Chief Executive. By the Constitution of Pakistan, Pakistan has the parliamentary democratic system of government...

, who was sworn in March 25, 2008 by President Pervez Musharraf.

On August 7, 2008, the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League (N) agreed to force Musharraf to step down and begin his impeachment
Impeachment
Impeachment is a formal process in which an official is accused of unlawful activity, the outcome of which, depending on the country, may include the removal of that official from office as well as other punishment....

. Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari is the 11th and current President of Pakistan and the Co-Chairman of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party . He is also the widower of Benazir Bhutto, who served two nonconsecutive terms as Prime Minister....

, Rehman Malik
Rehman Malik
27 April 2009 He has been the interior adviser since 27 March 2008.Senator A. Rehman Malik is a Pakistani politician, member of the Senate of Pakistan, and the current Interior Minister of Pakistan under the Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani administration. His Second name is Shetan Malik and he...

, Altaf Hussain
Altaf Hussain
Altaf Hussain is the founder and leader of the Muttahida Quami Movement . The MQM emerged as the third largest political party in the national assembly of Pakistan during 1988 and 1990 elections. The MQM secured representation in the parliamentary elections held in the northern areas of Pakistan...

 and Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif
Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif is a Pakistani conservative politician and steel magnate who served as 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms from November 1990 to July 1993, and from February 1997 to October 12, 1999...

 announced sending a formal request or joint charge sheet that he steps down, and impeach him through parliamentary process upon refusal. Musharaf, however, said: “I will defeat those who try to push me to the wall. If they use their right to oust me, I have the right to defend myself." Musharraf accordingly delayed his departure for the Beijing Olympics by a day. A senior coalition official told Reuters
Reuters
Reuters is a news agency headquartered in New York City. Until 2008 the Reuters news agency formed part of a British independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data...

: "Yes, we have agreed in principle to impeach him." The draft of the ruling coalition’s joint statement had been finalized by the draft Committee, and Musharraf must obtain vote of confidence from the National Assembly and 4 provincial assemblies. The government summoned the national assembly, or lower house of parliament, to sit on August 11. Capt. Wasif Syed, spokesman for the Pakistan People's Party -- confirmed: "A decision has been made that he has to go now, and all the parties have agreed on this point."

Federal branches


Executive
  • President
    President of Pakistan
    The President of Pakistan is the head of state, as well as figurehead, of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Recently passed an XVIII Amendment , Pakistan has a parliamentary democratic system of government. According to the Constitution, the President is chosen by the Electoral College to serve a...

  • Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Pakistan
    The Prime Minister of Pakistan , is the Head of Government of Pakistan who is designated to exercise as the country's Chief Executive. By the Constitution of Pakistan, Pakistan has the parliamentary democratic system of government...

  • National Security Council
    National Security Council of Pakistan
    The Prime minister Secretariat National Security Council is a consultative body that is chaired by the President of Pakistan and Prime minister of Pakistan. It is a principal forum that is mandated for considering national security and foreign policy matters with the senior national security...


Legislative
  • Parliament
    • Senate
      Senate of Pakistan
      The Senate of Pakistan is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. Elections are held every three years for one half of the senate and each senator has a term of six years...

    • National Assembly
      National Assembly of Pakistan
      The National Assembly of Pakistan is the lower house of the bicameral Majlis-e-Shura, which also compromises the President of Pakistan and Senate . The National Assembly and the Senate both convene at Parliament House in Islamabad...

        • Leader of the Opposition
  • Federal Government Ministries
    Federal Government Ministries of Pakistan
    The Ministries of the Federal Government of Pakistan assist the cabinet Prime Minister in managing the government of Pakistan. The current Federal Ministries and their departments are:...

    • Federal Ministers
      Cabinet of Pakistan
      The Cabinet of Pakistan is headed by Prime Minister and plays an important role in the Government of Pakistan, in accordance with the Westminster System....


Judicial
  • Judiciary
    Court system of Pakistan
    Court system of Pakistan is made up of many courts differing in levels of legal superiority and separated by jurisdiction. Some of the courts are federal in nature while others are provincial.-Structure of courts in Pakistan:...

    • Attorney General
    • Attorney chief
    • Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan
      Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan
      The Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan is a court which has the power to examine and determine whether the laws of the country comply with Shari'a law...


Provincial governments

  • Balochistan
    Government of Balochistan
    Government of Balochistan is based in the largest province of Pakistan in Quetta. The head of the province is the Governor, who is nominated by the President of Pakistan...

  • Islamabad Capital Territory
    Islamabad Capital Territory
    The Islamabad Capital Territory is one of the two federal territories of Pakistan. It includes Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, and covers an area of 1,165.5 km² of which 906 km² is Islamabad proper...

  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Punjab
  • Sindh
    Government of Sindh
    Government of Sindh is based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. سندھ is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and is home to the Sindhis, Muhajirs, Pashtuns and a whole array of other ethnic and linguistic groups. Neighbouring regions are Balochistan to the west and north, Punjab in the north and...

  • Kashmir
  • Gilgit-Baltistan

Local governments

  • Districts
    Districts of Pakistan
    The Districts of Pakistan are the second order administrative divisions of Pakistan. Districts were the third order of administrative divisions, below provinces and "divisions", until the reforms of August 2000, when "divisions" were abolished...

  • Tehsil
    Tehsil
    A Tehsil or Tahsil/Tahasil , also known as Taluk and Mandal, is an administrative division of some country/countries of South Asia....

    s
  • Union Councils
    Union Councils of Pakistan
    A sherwan or village council in Pakistan is an elected local government body consisting of 21 councillors, and headed by a nazim and a naib nazim...


Former
  • Divisions
    Divisions of Pakistan
    Divisions are the third tier of government in Pakistan, between the provinces and districts. They were abolished in 2000 by the government of former president Pervez Musharraf to make way for local governance via district governments...

     (abolished in August 2000)

Kashmir governments

  • Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
  • Northern Areas Government

Ministries and divisions


  • Cabinet Secretariat
    • Cabinet Division
    • Establishment Division

  • Ministry of Commerce & Education
    • Commerce Division

  • Ministry of Communications
    • Communications Division

  • Ministry of Culture and Sports
    • Culture and Sports Division

  • Ministry of Defence
    • Defence Division

  • Ministry of Defence Production
    • Defence Production Division

  • Ministry of Economic Affairs & Statistics
    • Economic Affairs Division
    • Statistics Division

  • Ministry of Education
    • Education Division

  • Ministry of Environment
    • Environment Division

  • Ministry of Finance & Revenue
    • Finance Division
    • Revenue Division(Federal Board of Revenue)

  • Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Livestock
    • Food, Agriculture & Livestock Division

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Pakistan)
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also known as Foreign Ministry, is a Government of Pakistan's federal and executive Ministry which is responsible for international and Foreign Affairs. The ministry was created in 1947, and was one of the first ministries to be established...

    • Foreign Affairs Division

  • Ministry of Health
    • Health Division

  • Ministry of Housing & Works
    • Housing & Works Division

  • Ministry of Industries, Production & Special Initiatives
    • Industries, Production & Special Initiatives Division

  • Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
    • Information & Media Division

  • Ministry of Information Technology
    • IT & Telecom Division

  • Ministry of Interior
    • Interior Division

  • Ministry of Investment
    • Investment Division

  • Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas
    • Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas Division

  • Ministry of Labour, Manpower & Overseas Pakistanis
    • Labour& Manpower Division
    • Overseas Pakistanis Division


  • Ministry of Law, Justice & Human Rights
    • Law & Justice Division
    • Human Rights Division

  • Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
    • Local Government and Rural Development Division

  • Ministry of Minorities
    • Minorities Affairs Division

  • Ministry of Narcotics Control
    • Narcotics Control Division

  • Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
    • Parliamentary Affairs Division

  • Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources
    • Petroleum & Natural Resources Division

  • Ministry of Population Welfare
    • Population Welfare Division
      • Population Welfare Department, N-W.F.P.

  • Ministry of Ports and Shipping
    • Ports and Shipping Division

  • Ministry of Privatization
    • Privatization Division

  • Ministry of Railways
    • Railways Division

  • Ministry of Religious Affairs & Zakat & Ushr
    • Religious Affairs & Zakat & Ushr Division

  • Ministry of Science and Technology
    • Scientific & Technological Research Division

  • Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education
    • Social Welfare and Special Education Division

  • Ministry of States and Frontier Regions
    • States and Frontier Regions Division

  • Ministry of Textile Industry
    • Textile Industry Division

  • Ministry of Tourism
    • Tourism Division

  • Ministry of Water & Power
    • Water & Power Division

  • Ministry of Women Development
    • Women Development Division

  • Ministry of Youth Affairs
    • Youth Affairs Division

  • Planning Commission/Ministry of Planning & Development
    • Planning and Development Division


Departments


  • Accountability Courts
  • Administration Wing
  • Advanced Education Wing
  • Agricultural & Livestock Products Marketing & Grading Dept.
  • Agricultural Census Organization
  • Airport Security Force
  • Attached Dept.
  • Azad Jammu & Kashmir
    Azad Kashmir
    Azad Jammu and Kashmir or Azad Kashmir for short, is the southernmost political entity within the Pakistani-administered part of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir...

     Council
  • Board Of Investment
  • Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment
  • Cadet College, Razmak
  • Capital Development Authority
  • Carrier Telephone Industries
  • Centre For Applied & Molecular Biology
  • Central Cotton Research Institute
  • Central Drugs Laboratory, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi
  • Central Inspectorate of Mines
  • Central Jail Staff Training Institute
  • Chief Commissioner for Afghan Refugees, Islamabad
  • Chief Engineering Adviser/Chairman, Federal Flood Commission
  • Civil Armed Forces
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • Civil Services Reforms Unit
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan
  • Commercial Courts
  • Commissioner for Afghan Refugees, Quetta
    Quetta
    is the largest city and the provincial capital of the Balochistan Province of Pakistan. Known as the "Fruit Garden of Pakistan" due to the diversity of its plant and animal wildlife, Quetta is home to the Hazarganji Chiltan National Park, which contains some of the rarest species of wildlife in the...

  • Commissioner for Afghan Refugees, Peshawar
    Peshawar
    Peshawar is the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the administrative center and central economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan....

  • Commissioner for Afghan Refugees, Lahore
    Lahore
    Lahore is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab and the second largest city in the country. With a rich and fabulous history dating back to over a thousand years ago, Lahore is no doubt Pakistan's cultural capital. One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Lahore remains a...

  • Committee on violence against women
  • Construction Machinery & Training Institute
  • Council for Works and Housing Research
  • Council of Islamic Ideology
    Council of Islamic Ideology
    Council of Islamic Ideology is a constitutional body responsible for giving legal advice on Islamic issues to Pakistan Government and the Parliament.-Functions:The council has following functions:...

  • Crisis Centre, Islamabad
  • Culture Wing
  • Curriculum Wing
  • Customs, Excise and Sales Tax Appellate Tribunal
  • Dawood College of Engineering and Technology
  • Department of Explosives
  • Department of Patent & Design
  • Department of Plant Production
  • Department of Tourist Services
  • Department of Communications Security
  • Directorate General Civil Defence
  • Directorate of Dockworkers Safety
  • Directorate of Workers Education
  • Drug Court
  • Drugs Controller, Karachi
  • Drugs Controller, Islamabad
  • Economic Wing
  • 'Education For All' Wing
  • Electronic Government Directorate
  • Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution
  • Engineering Development Board
  • Environmental Protection Tribunal
  • Estate Office Management
  • Export Processing Zones Authority
  • Export Promotion Bureau
  • Federal Board of Revenue
  • Federal Bureau of Statistics
  • Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation
  • Federal Investigation Agency
    Federal Investigation Agency
    The Federal Investigation Agency is an agency of Pakistan, under the Ministry of Interior, that serves as a federal criminal investigative body with one of the Directorate dealing as Pakistani body of Interpol. It has a wide role in anti-terrorism, anti-fascism, anti-corruption, human smuggling...

  • Federal Land Commission
  • Federal Seed Certification and Registration Dept.
  • Federal Service Tribunal
  • FGSH Islamabad
  • Field Organization List
  • Foreign Exchange Regulation Appellate Board
  • Foreign Trade Institute of Pakistan
  • Gwadar Port
    Gwadar port
    Gwadar Port is a developing warm-water, deep-sea port situated at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan at the apex of the Arabian Sea and at the entrance of the Persian Gulf, about 460 km west of Karachi and approximately east of Pakistan's border with Iran...

     Authority
  • Government Shipping Office
  • Immigration & Passport
  • Implementation Tribunal for Newspaper Employee
  • IMHSC
  • Income Tax Appellate Tribunal
  • Indus River System Authority
  • Islamabad Capital Territory
    Islamabad Capital Territory
    The Islamabad Capital Territory is one of the two federal territories of Pakistan. It includes Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, and covers an area of 1,165.5 km² of which 906 km² is Islamabad proper...

  • Jammu & Kashmir Estate property, Lahore
  • Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi
  • Karachi Port Trust
    Karachi Port Trust
    Karachi Port Trust is a Pakistani federal government agency that oversees the operations of the Port of Karachi in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.-History:...

  • Livestock Wing
  • Management Services Wing
  • Marine Fisheries Dept.
  • Mercantile Marine Dept.
  • Military Lands and Cantonments Dept.
  • Minorities Affairs Wing
  • National Aids Control Programme (NACP)
  • National Alien Registration Authority
  • National Archives of Pakistan
  • National Bank of Pakistan
    National Bank of Pakistan
    National Bank of Pakistan is one of the largest commercial bank operating in Pakistan. It has redefined its role and has moved from a public sector organisation into a modern commercial bank...

  • National Commission for Human Development(NCHD)
  • National Construction Ltd
  • National Council for Conservation of Wildlife
  • National Council for Homeopathy, Rawalpindi
  • National Council for Tibbi, Islamabad
  • National Database and Registration Authority
    National Database and Registration Authority
    National Database and Registration Authority is a federal department of the Government of Pakistan that is responsible for issuing identification cards to the citizens of Pakistan. Employing more than 11,000 member of staff and having more than 400 domestic offices and five international offices,...

  • National Document Centre
  • National Electric Power Regulatory Authority
  • National Energy Conservation Centre
  • National Fertilizer Corporation
  • National Film Development Council
  • National Highway and Motorway Police
  • National Highway Authority
  • National Housing Authority
  • National Industrial Parks Development & Management Company
  • National Industrial Relations Commission, Islamabad
  • National Institute for the Handicapped, Islamabad
  • National Institute of Cardiovascular, Karachi
  • National Institute of Child Health, Karachi
  • National Institute of Electronics
  • National Institute of Health, Islamabad
  • National Institute of Labour Administration Training

  • National Institute of Oceanography
  • National Institute of Population Studies
  • National Institute of Public Administration
  • National Insurance Company
  • National Language Authority
    National Language Authority
    The National Language Authority is an autonomous regulatory institution established in 1979 to support the advancement and promotion of Urdu which is the national language of Pakistan. Initially it was aimed at creating a synergy between national and provincial governments and institutions for...

  • National Physical and Standards Laboratory
  • National Police Academy
  • National Police Foundation
  • National Power Construction Company
  • National Productivity Organization
  • National Radio Telecommunication Corporation
  • National Savings Organization
  • National Talent Pool
  • National Tariff commission
  • National Telecommunication Corporation
    National Telecommunication Corporation (Pakistan)
    National Telecommunication Corporation is a government-based IT and Telecom services provider company in Pakistan.-History:...

  • National Training Bureau
  • National Transport Research Centre
  • National Tubewell Construction Corporation
  • National University of Science and Technology
  • Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority
  • Overseas Employment Corporation
  • Overseas Pakistani Women's Network
  • Pakistan Medical & Research Council, Islamabad
  • Pakistan Academy of Rural Developments
  • Pakistan Administrative Staff College, Lahore
  • Pakistan Agriculture Research Council
  • Pakistan Automobile Corporation
  • Pakistan Central Cotton Committee
  • Pakistan Commission on Indus Waters
  • Pakistan Computer Bureau
  • Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Pakistan Council for Science and Technology
  • Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources
  • Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency
  • Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar
  • Pakistan Housing Authority
  • Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre
  • Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation
  • Pakistan Institute of Management
  • Pakistan Manpower Institute
  • Pakistan Marine Academy
  • Pakistan Medical & Dental Council, Islamabad
  • Pakistan Meteorological Dept.
  • Pakistan Military Accounts Dept.
  • Pakistan Minerals Development Corporation
  • Pakistan National Accreditation Council
  • Pakistan National Shipping Corporation
  • Pakistan Nursing Council, Islamabad
  • Pakistan Post Office
  • Pakistan Railways
    Pakistan Railways
    This article is about the rail company in Pakistan. For technical details and operations see: Transport in Pakistan.Pakistan Railways is a national state-owned rail transport service of Pakistan, head-quartered in Lahore. It is administered by the federal government under the Ministry of Railways....

  • Pakistan Railways Academy, Walton (Lahore)
  • Pakistan Railways Carriage Factory
  • Pakistan Reinsurance Company Ltd
  • Pakistan Science Foundation
  • Pakistan Software Export Board
    Pakistan Software Export Board
    Pakistan Software Export Board a government-owned, guarantee limited company, was founded in the year 1995, primarily to promote the information technology industry of Pakistan.- Major Functions :Primary functions of PSEB are to...

  • Pakistan Standards And Quality Control Authority
  • Pakistan Steel Mills
    Pakistan Steel Mills
    The Pakistan Steel Mills, PSM, is the state-owned producer of long rolled steel and heavy iron products in Karachi, Sindh Province of Pakistan. The Pakistan Steel Mill is the country's largest industrial undertaking having a production capacity of 1.1 million tonnes of steel...

  • Pakistan Telecommunication Authority
    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority
    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is Pakistani government agency responsible for the establishment, operation and maintenance of telecommunications in Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Telecommunications Company
  • Pakistan Telecommunications Mobile
  • Pakistan Tobacco Board
  • Pakistan International Airlines
    Pakistan International Airlines
    Pakistan International Airlines Corporation commonly known as PIA, is the flag carrier airline of Pakistan. The airline has its head office on the grounds of Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. and operates scheduled services to 24 domestic destinations and 38 international destinations in 27...

     Corporation
  • Paknet
  • Public Works Dept.
  • Pak-Swiss Precision Mechanics & Instrument Centre
  • Petroman
  • Pharmacy Council of Pakistan, Islamabad
  • Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
  • Planning Wing
  • Population Census Organization
  • Population Welfare
  • Port Qasim
    Port Qasim
    The Port Muhammad Bin Qasim , also known as Port Qasim, is a seaport in Karachi, Pakistan, on the coastline of the Arabian Sea. It is Pakistan's second busiest port, handling about 35% of the nation's cargo...

     Authority
  • Ports and Shipping Wing, Karachi
  • Private Power and Infrastructure Board
  • Project Director, Karachi
  • Quaid-e-Azam Papers Project
  • Railway Constructions Pakistan Ltd
  • Science and Technical Education Wing
  • Secretariat Training Institute
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Sheikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore
  • Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority
  • Special Communication Organization
  • Special Court (Customs, Taxation and Anti Smuggling)
  • Special Courts (Central)
  • Special Courts (Control of Narcotics Substances
  • Special Courts (Offences in Banks)
  • Sports Wing
  • State Bank of Pakistan
    State Bank of Pakistan
    The State Bank of Pakistan is the central bank of Pakistan. While its constitution, as originally laid down in the State Bank of Pakistan Order 1948, remained basically unchanged until January 1, 1974, when the bank was nationalized, the scope of its functions was considerably enlarged...

  • State Engineering Corporation
  • State Life Insurance Corporation
  • Technology Commercialisation Corporation of Pakistan (Private) Ltd
  • Sui Southern Gas Company
    Sui Southern Gas Company
    The Sui Southern Gas Company was formed in 1954. The Company in its present shape was formed on March 30, 1989 following a series of mergers of three pioneering companies, namely Sui Gas Transmission Company Limited, Karachi Gas Company Limited and Indus Gas Company Limited.Sui Southern Gas...

  • Sui Northern Gas Pipelines
  • Surveyor General of Pakistan
    Surveyor General of Pakistan
    Mian Mohammed Sharif , D.Phil. FPAS, was a Pakistani mathematician and the Surveyor General of Pakistan from March 1974 to mid of 1981...

  • Technology Up-Gradation and Skill Development Company
  • Telecom Foundation
  • Telephone Industries of Pakistan
  • Threadline Gallery of Pakistan
  • Tourism Wing
  • Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
  • Trade Marks Registry
  • Trading Corporation of Pakistan
    Trading Corporation of Pakistan
    The Trading Corporation of Pakistan , part of the Government of Pakistan's Ministry of commerce, is responsible for export and import of commodities in Pakistan...

  • Utility Stores Corporation
  • Virtual University of Pakistan
    Virtual university of pakistan
    The Virtual University of Pakistan is the first university in Pakistan based entirely on modern information and communication technologies. It was established by the Government of Pakistan as a public sector, not-for-profit institution, with a mission to provide education to students all over the...

  • WAPDA
    Water and Power Development Authority
    The Water and Power Development Authority is a government-owned public utility maintaining power and water in Pakistan, although it does not manage thermal power. WAPDA includes Tarbela and Mangla dams among its resources...

  • Women’s Political School
  • Workers Welfare Fund
  • Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd.
  • Zoological Survey Dept.


See also


  • Ministry of Finance of the Government of Pakistan
    Ministry of Finance of the Government of Pakistan
    The Ministry of Finance, also known as Finance Ministry, is a Cabinet-level department of Government of Pakistan concerned with the promoting economic growth and economic activities within the country. The Ministry's executive and political figure head is known as Finance Minister of Pakistan, who...

  • Statistics Division of the Government of Pakistan
    Statistics Division of the Government of Pakistan
    The Statistics Division of the Government of Pakistan, also known as Statistics Division, is a Government of Pakistan's executive and federal department, which is mandate to frames policies for development of statistical services in the country...

  • Federal Bureau of Statistics of the Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Institute of International Affairs
    Pakistan Institute of International Affairs
    The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Karachi whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs.-History:PIIA was founded in 1947 in Karachi in affiliation with the Royal...

  • Gazette of Pakistan
    Gazette of Pakistan
    Gazette of Pakistan is the official newspaper of the Government of Pakistan. The Gazette provides information about government acts, ordinances, regulations, orders, S.R.Os, notifications, appointments, promotions, leaves, and awards.-External links:*...

  • Economic Coordination Committee
    Economic Coordination Committee
    Economic Coordination Committee is a cabinet level committee responsible for final decisions relating to economy in Pakistan. It was established in 1965 under the chairmanship of the Central Finance Minister, with almost weekly meetings of its members, who are ministers in charge of economic...

  • Types of Government Servants in Pakistan
    Types of Government Servants in Pakistan
    Servants to the Government of Pakistan, it refers to all those serving officials either civil or military, who perform their duties while subordinate to their outfits in Federal/Provincial/District Government. Recruitment in services is carried out irrespective of the gender, ethnic, racial,...


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