Monday, February 6, 2023

List of All Important First Office-Holders of Pakistan

Here’s a list of all important first office-holders of Pakistan including the first President, Prime Minister, Chief Minister, Governor, Speaker, Chief Justice, Ambassador, and more.

List of All Important First Office-Holders of Pakistan

  • First Governor General: Jinnah
  • First Prime Minister: Liaqat Ali Khan (also first Defence Minister)
  • First Senate Chairman: Khan Habibullah Khan
  • First President and last Governor-General: Sikandar Mirza.
  • First Elected President: General Ayub Khan
  • First Elected Prime Minister: A Bhutto
  • First Prime Minister who visited China: Hussain Shaheed Suharwardi
  • First President of Pakistan Muslim League? Ch. Khaleeq-uz-Zaman
  • First Governor of Punjab: Sir Francis Moody
  • First CM of Punjab: Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot
  • First Governor of NWFP? Sir George Cunningham
  • First Muslim Governor of NWFP? Sahibzada Khursheed
  • First CM of NWFP: Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan
  • First Governor of Sindh=Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah
  • First CM of Sindh=Ayub Khoro
  • First Governor of Baluchistan=Lt: General Riaz Hussain
  • First CM of Baluchistan=Attaullah Mengal
  • First Governor of West Pakistan: Mushtaq Gormani
  • First CM of West Pakistan: Dr Khan Sahib (Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan)
  • First Non-Muslim Minister: Joginder Nath Mandal (Law)
  • First Female Governor? Begum Rana Liaquat Ali
  • First Woman governor of GB: Dr Shama Khalid
  • First Woman federal minister: Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan
  • First CM of Gilgit Baltistan: Syed Mehdi Shah (2009)
  • First President of AJK: Sardar Ibrahim Khan
  • First PM of AJK: Abdul Hamid Khan
  • First Muslim Woman Governor: Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan (of Sindh)
  • First Chief Justice of Pakistan? Justice Abdul Rashid
  • First Woman High Court Judge: Majida Rizvi
  • First Woman General: Shahida Milk
  • First Foreign Minister: Sir Zafarullah Khan
  • First Pakistani UNGA President: Sir Zafarullah Khan (17th session in 1962)
  • First Pakistani Judge of ICJ: Sir Zafarullah Khan
  • First Ambassador to Burma? Muhammad Ali Bogra
  • First Permanent representative to UN: Pitras Bukhari
  • First Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China? N.A.M. Raza
  • First Foreign head of state who visited Pakistan? Ameer e Kuwait
  • Last Nawab of Bahawalpur: Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V
  • First Secretary General: Muhammad Ali
  • First Chief Election Commissioner: M. Khan
  • First Governor of State Bank? Zahid Hussain
  • First Captain of Cricket Team: Hafeez Kardar
  • First Century: Nazar Mohammd against India in 1954 in Lacknow
  • First Asian to get literature Nobel Prize: Rebindra Nath Tagor in 1913
  • First Lady pilot was Shukriya Khanum

Longest and Shortest Tenure of President & Prime Minister in Pakistan

  • Longest tenure of Prime Minister: Liaqat Ali Khan (4 years 63 days)
  • Shortest tenure of Prime Minister: Ayub Khan (3 days), then Shujaat Hussain (47 days)
  • Longest period of rule overall? Gen Zia-ul-Haq
  • Longest tenure of President? Ayub Khan
  • Shortest tenure of President? Z.A. Bhutto
  • Longest tenure as Governor-General: Ghulam Muhammad
  • Shortest tenure as Governor-General: Iskandar Mirza
  • Longest Serving CJP: Justice Alvin Robert Cornelius (4th CJP: 1960-68)

List of First & First-Muslim Army, Navy, Airforce Chiefs in Pakistan


  • First Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Army = Lt. Gen Sir Frank Messeri
  • First Muslim Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Army = Ayub Khan
  • First Chief of Army Staff = Tikka Khan (1972-76)

Air Force

  • First Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Royal PAF = Allan Perry Keene
  • First Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) = Arthur McDonald
  • First Muslim Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Army = M Asghar Khan
  • First Chief of Air Staff: Zafar Ahmad Chaudhry


  • First Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Navy = V.A. James Wilfred Jefford
  • First Muslim Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Navy = Haji M Siddiq Ch
  • First Chief of Naval Staff: Hasan Hafeez Ahmed


  • First Joint Chief of Staff Committee of Pakistan = G. M. Sharif
  • First Director General ISI = Robert Cawthorne, 1948


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