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Ministry of Interior (Pakistan)

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The Ministry of Interior (Urdu: وزارت داخلہ‎, abbreviated as MoI) is a Cabinet-level ministry of the Government of Pakistan, tasked and primarily responsible for implementing the internal policies, state security, administration of internal affairs involving the state, and assisting the government on territorial affairs of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), and insular areas of Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA).

Pakistan Ministry of Interior
وزارت داخلہ اور انسداد منشیات
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FormedAugust 14, 1947; 72 years ago (1947-08-14)
JurisdictionFederal Government of Pakistan
HeadquartersBlock R, Pak Secretariat
Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan. 44000.
Minister responsible
Agency executive
WebsiteOfficial Website

The ministry is led by the Interior Minister, the Minister of State for Interior and the Interior Secretary. The Interior Secretary is a Grade 22 officer whereas the Interior Minister is a leading member of the federal cabinet. The ministry is located in Islamabad and is currently led by Ijaz Ahmed Shah.

The minister is required to be a member of parliament. During the martial regimes of Generals Ayub Khan and Yahya Khan, from 1962 until 1971, the Interior Minister was called Home Affairs Minister.

Contents

OrganisationEdit

  • Minister of Interior
    • Minister of State for Interior
    • Secretary of Interior
      • Additional Secretary I
        • Joint Secretary Administration
        • Joint Secretary Political
      • Additional Secretary II
        • Joint Secretary Information & Communication Technology
        • Joint Secretary Civil Armed Forces
      • Additional Secretary III
        • Joint Secretary Immigration & Nationality
        • Joint Secretary Legal Affairs

AgenciesEdit

Anti-Narcotics ForceEdit

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) is a federal executive bureau under ministry, tasked with combating the drug smuggling and use within Pakistan.[1]

Directorate General of Civil DefenceEdit

The Directorate General of Civil Defence provides civil defence and emergency services.[2]

Immigration & PassportsEdit

Deal with all the issues of Pakistani citizenship, passports and visas.[3]

Federal Investigation AgencyEdit

National Academy for Prisons AdministrationEdit

Federal Government's training institute for prison staff of all four provinces of Pakistan.[5][6]

National Aliens Registration AuthorityEdit

National Counter Terrorism AuthorityEdit

Internal Counterterrorism Authority of Pakistan[7]

National Crises Management CellEdit

NCMC is a primary domestic intelligence assessment and management institution.

National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA)Edit

NADRA regulates government databases and statistically manages the sensitive registration database of all the national citizens of Pakistan[8]

National Police Academy of PakistanEdit

National Police Academy of Pakistan is a federal training centre for the senior officers of the civilian law enforcement agencies of Pakistan.[9]

National Police BureauEdit

Exit Control ListEdit

Pakistan Coast GuardsEdit

Pakistan Rangers

Pakistan Rangers, SindhEdit

Frontier Corps, BalochistanEdit

Frontier ConstabularyEdit

Frontier Corps, KPKEdit

Gilgit Baltistan ScoutsEdit

List of Interior Ministers of PakistanEdit

Name of Interior Minister Entered Office Left Office
Fazl-ur-Rehman August 15, 1947 May 8, 1948
Khwaja Shahabuddin May 8, 1948 November 26, 1951
Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani November 26, 1951 October 24, 1954
Iskander Mirza October 24, 1954 August 7, 1955
A. K. Fazlul Huq August 11, 1955 March 9, 1956
Abdus Sattar March 17, 1956 September 12, 1956
Mir Ghulam Ali Talpur September 12, 1956 March 18, 1958
Jalal-ud-din Jalal Baba March 18, 1958 October 14, 1958
Zakir Husain June 14, 1960 June 8, 1962
Khan Habibullah Khan Marwat June 13, 1962 March 23, 1965
Ayub Khan March 23, 1965 August 17, 1965
Chaudhry Ali Akbar Khan August 17, 1965 November 30, 1966
V-Adm. Afzal Rahman Khan December 5, 1966 March 25, 1969
Lt-Gen. Abdul Hamid Khan April 15, 1969 August 3, 1969
Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan August 4, 1969 February 22, 1971
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto December 24, 1971 May 1, 1972
Abdul Qayyum Khan May 13, 1972 January 13, 1977
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto January 13, 1977 March 28, 1977
Air Marshal Inamul Haq Khan January 14, 1978 July 5, 1978
Mahmoud Haroon July 5, 1978 November 18, 1984
Lt Gen Sardar Farooq Shaukat Khan Lodi January 22, 1985 March 23, 1985
Muhammad Khan Junejo April 10, 1985 May 21, 1985
Muhammad Aslam Khan Khattak May 22, 1985 March 29, 1987
Wasim Sajjad March 29, 1987 July 28, 1987
Malik Naseem Ahmed Aheer
July 28, 1987 December 4, 1988
Aitzaz Ahsan December 4, 1988 August 6, 1990
Mian Zahid Sarfraz Arain (caretaker) August 11, 1990 November 6, 1990
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain November 9, 1990 July 18, 1993
Fateh Khan Bandial (caretaker) July 23, 1993 October 19, 1993
Maj Gen (R) Naseerullah Babar October 21, 1993 November 5, 1996
Omar Khan Affridi (caretaker) November 5, 1996 February 17, 1997
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain February 25, 1997 October 12, 1999
Lt Gen (R) Moinuddin Haider November 6, 1999 November 23, 2002
Faisal Saleh Hayat November 23, 2002 August 25, 2004
Aftab Ahmad Sherpao August 25, 2004 November 15, 2007
Lt Gen (R) Hamid Nawaz Khan (caretaker) November 16, 2007 March 25, 2008
Rehman Malik March 25, 2008 March 16, 2013
Malik Habib Khan (caretaker) April 2, 2013 June 5, 2013
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan June 7, 2013 July 27, 2017
Ahsan Iqbal August 4, 2017 May 31, 2018
Azam Suleman Khan (caretaker) June 5, 2018 August 18, 2018
Imran Khan August 18, 2018 April 18, 2019
Brig. (R) Ijaz Shah April 18, 2019 present

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ANF :: History". www.anf.gov.pk.
  2. ^ "Directorate General Civil Defence Islamabad". www.civildefence.gov.pk.
  3. ^ "Directorate General of Immigration & Passports, Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan". www.dgip.gov.pk.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-05-03. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "National Academy for Prisons Administration".
  6. ^ "Interior Ministry turned down NAPA requests for security - The Express Tribune". 13 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-26. Retrieved 2014-07-17. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ NADRA. "National Database and Registry Authority". Government of Pakistan. National Database and Registry Authority. Retrieved 22 January 2013.
  9. ^ "National Police Academy - national police academy". www.npa.gov.pk.

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