After the establishment of Pakistan, the first cabinet of Pakistan took oath on 15th August in 1947. Quaid e Azam became the first Governor General of Pakistan when Oath to Most senior Muslim judge Mian Abdur Rashid who was later appointed as First Chief Justice of Pakistan by Quaid E Azam. First Cabinet of Pakistan was created by the Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah when he took oath from the ministers of Pakistan. At start, only few Cabinet Members of Pakistan were there who served as minister of more than one ministry just due to lack of talent.
In first Cabinet members of Pakistan list, the top ministers were Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar, Raja Ghazanfar Ali, Jogendra Nath Mandal, Ghulam Muhammad, Fazlur Rahman and Liaquat Ali Khan. This is the list of first cabinet members of Pakistan along with their ministries.
First Cabinet Members Of Pakistan
|Prime Minister of Pakistan||Liaquat Ali Khan|
|Minister of Commerce||I.I. Chandrigar|
|Minister of Communication||Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar|
|Minister of Finance||Ghulam Muhammad|
|Minister of Interior||Fazlur Rahman|
|Minister of Agriculture||Raja Ghazanfar|
|Minister of Education||Fazlur Rahman|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||Liaquat Ali Khan|
|Minister of Information||Fazlur Rahman|
|Minister of Food||Raja Ghazanfar|
|Minister of Defense||Liaquat Ali Khan|
|Minister of Industries and Works||I.I. Chundrigar|
|Minister of Health||Raja Ghazanfar|
|Minister of Labor and Law||Joginder Nath Mandal|
As a Governor general of Pakistan, Quaid E Azam appointed Frederick Bourne as the Governor of East Bengal, Sir Francis Mudie as the Governor of West Punjab, Sir Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah as Governor of Sindh, and Sir George Cunnigham as the governor of NWFP. Quaid E Azam took powers by the special resolution passed by Cabinet to deal with the problems that are being faced by the provincial ministers like policy making, policy implementations etc. These were the First Cabinet Members Of Pakistan which was later changed, as, in later that year, Muhammad Zafrullah Khan was appointed as Minister of Foreign affairs and Abdus Sattar Pirzada as the Minister for Food, Agriculture, and Health. Raja Ghazanfar Ali, who was serving as Food, Agriculture and Health minister, became minister of Evacuee and Refugee Rehabilitation.