Q: Who Is Current Defence Minister Of Pakistan 2019?
Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar
A minister of defence is the one who heads the defence ministry of a country, and the air force army force and naval force. A minister of defence should be a member of Prime Minister Cabinet and also be the Member of Parliament. He is elected Member of Parliament by the elections. Every country has it defence minister who can control its boundary line affairs also defence matters of a country. Pakistan lies in that geographical state where a country faces a lot of strategic problems. Every state has almost one defence minister who handles the affairs of education of a country. Here below we are going to discuss the current minister of defence in Pakistan.
Ministries of defence are the largest ministry of Pakistan in the budget and also have the highest staff. Followings are the major function of Ministry of Defence as per constitution provision. Ministry of defence coordinates with national and international affairs of the country and supporting role to the Pakistan armed forces.
|Name of Minister||Entered Office||Left Office|
|1. Liaquat Ali Khan||15 August 1947||16 October 1951|
|2. Khawaja Nazimuddin||24 October 1951||17 April 1953|
|3.Muhammad Ali Bogra||18 April 1953||24 October 1954|
|4.General Ayub Khan||25 October 1954||11 August 1955|
|5. Chaudhry Muhammad Ali||12 August 1955||12 September 1956|
|6. Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy||13 September 1956||18 October 1957|
|7. Mian Mumtaz Daultana||19 October 1957||18 December 1957|
|8. Feroz Khan Noon
Noon was PM while Akbar Bugti was minister of state for defence in his cabinet.
|19 December 1957||8 April 1958|
|9.Muhammad Ayub Khuhro||9 April 1958||7 October 1958|
|10. Ayub Khan||28 October 1958||21 October 1966|
|11.Vice Admiral (R) Afzal Rahman Khan||22 October 1966||5 April 1969|
|12. Yahya Khan||6 April 1969||20 December 1971|
|13. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto||24 December 1971||5 July 1977|
|14.Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq||14 January 1978||27 August 1978|
|15. Mir Ali Ahmed Khan Talpur||28 August 1978||26 February 1985|
|16.Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq||27 February 1985||24 March 1985|
|17.Muhammad Khan Junejo||25 March 1985||29 May 1988|
|18. Mahmoud Haroon (Caretaker)||9 June 1988||1 December 1988|
|19. Benazir Bhutto||4 December 1988||6 August 1990|
|20. Ghous Ali Shah||10 September 1991||17 July 1993|
|21. Aftab Shaban Mirani||19 October 1993||5 November 1996|
|22. Shahid Hamid (Caretaker)||6 November 1996||17 February 1997|
|23. Nawaz Sharif||17 February 1997||12 October 1999|
|24. Pervez Musharraf||12 October 1999||23 November 2002|
|25. Rao Sikandar Iqbal||23 November 2002||15 November 2007|
|26. Salim Abbas Jilani (Caretaker)||16 November 2007||25 March 2008|
|27. Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar||31 March 2008||3 June 2012|
|28. Naveed Qamar||4 June 2012||15 March 2013|
|29.Mir Hazar Khan Khoso||5 April 2013||4 June 2013|
|30. Nawaz Sharif||7 June 2013||26 November 2013|
|30. Khawaja Muhammad Asif||27 November 2013||28 July 2017|
|31. Khurram Dastgir Khan||4 August 2017||18 August 2018|
|32. Pervez Khattak||30 August 2018||Incumbent|
- Responsibility for purchasing procurement production and disposal of equipment
- Protection of nuclear items of a country
- Strategic plan division, national command authority, Pakistan armed services board, Pakistan defence accounts, telecommunication signaling, Pakistan armed forces Pakistan Army, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Airforce, ISPR, National defence universities and all other departments of a country which have some role in strategic plans and safety of country are under the control and supervision of ministry of defence.
In short ministry of defence plays an important role in maintaining the strategic position of a country in the world. hope now you have understand about the name of Current Defence Minister Of Pakistan 2019.