Chief Secretary (Pakistan)

In Pakistan, the position of Chief Secretary (Urdu: معتمدِ اعلٰی) is occupied by the highest-ranking civil servant in each of the four provinces and two Administrative units. The chief secretaries are the administrative heads of their respective provinces.[1]

Chief Secretary of the Province
Reports toChief Minister of the Province
SeatProvincial Secretariat
AppointerPrime Minister of Pakistan


The four Provincial chief secretaries in Pakistan are:

Autonomous territoriesEdit

There are two autonomous territories in Pakistan which are also each headed by a chief secretary respectively i.e. Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan and Chief Secretary Azad Jammu Kashmir.

  • Chief Secretary Azad Kashmir
  • Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Top civil service job: Four candidates in running for chief secretary". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 23 October 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2018.