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Governor-General of Pakistan

The Governor-General of Pakistan (Urdu: گورنر جنرل پاکستان‎), was the representative in Pakistan of the British monarch, from the country's independence in 1947. When Pakistan was proclaimed a republic in 1956, the office of governor-general was abolished.

Governor-General of Pakistan
Flag of the Governor-General of Pakistan (1947-1953).svg
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Style His Excellency
Residence Governor-General's House
Appointer Monarch of Pakistan
Formation 14 August 1947
First holder Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Final holder Iskander Mirza
Abolished 23 March 1956



Key for governors-general' list
Pakistan Muslim League
Republican Party

Governors-General of PakistanEdit

List of Governors-General of Pakistan
Portrait Name
Took office Left office Political party
1   Muhammad Ali Jinnah
15 August 1947 11 September 1948
(died in office)
Pakistan Muslim League
2   Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin
14 September 1948 17 October 1951 Pakistan Muslim League
3   Sir Ghulam Muhammad
17 October 1951 7 August 1955 Independent
4   Iskander Mirza
7 August 1955 23 March 1956 Republican Party


Iskander MirzaMalik Ghulam MuhammadKhawaja NazimuddinMuhaammad Ali Jinnah 

See alsoEdit