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The Finance Minister of Pakistan heads the Ministry of Finance and serves in the Prime Minister's cabinet. The Minister is required to be a member of the Parliament.

The current finance minister is Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. Shaikh has served since March 18, 2010 and was Senator with the PML-Q prior to this appointment; also a former World Bank executive, he is noncontroversial and highly regarded in the international financial agencies.[1]

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List of Finance Ministers of Pakistan

Name of Finance Minister Entered Office Left Office
Ghulam Muhammad August 15, 1947 October 19, 1951
Chaudhry Muhammad Ali October 24, 1951 August 11, 1955
Syed Amjad Ali October 17, 1955 October 7, 1958
Muhammad Shoaib November 15, 1958 June 8, 1962
Abdul Qadir June 9, 1962 December 15, 1962
Muhammad Shoaib December 15, 1962 August 25, 1966
N M Uqaili August 25, 1966 March 25, 1969
Vice Admiral Syed Mohammad Ahsan April 5, 1969 August 3, 1969
Nawab Muzaffar Ali Khan Qizilbash August 4, 1969 February 22, 1971
Mubashar Hassan December 24, 1971 October 22, 1974
Rana Mohammad Hanif Khan October 22, 1974 March 28, 1977
Abdul Hafiz Pirzada March 30, 1977 July 5, 1977
Ghulam Ishaq Khan July 5, 1977 March 21, 1985
Mahbub ul Haq April 10, 1985 January 28, 1986
Mian Yasin Khan Wattoo January 28, 1986 May 29, 1988
Mahbub ul Haq (caretaker) June 9, 1988 December 1, 1988
Benazir Bhutto December 4, 1988 December 6, 1990
Sartaj Aziz (caretaker till 6 Nov 1990) August 6, 1990 July 18, 1993
Syed Babar Ali (caretaker) July 23, 1993 October 19, 1993
Benazir Bhutto January 26, 1994 October 10, 1996
Naveed Qamar October 10, 1996 November 5, 1996
Shahid Javed Burki (caretaker) November 11, 1996 February 17, 1997
Sartaj Aziz February 25, 1997 August 6, 1998
Ishaq Dar November 6, 1998 October 12, 1999
Shaukat Aziz November 6, 1999 November 15, 2007
Salman Shah (caretaker) November 16, 2007 March 25, 2008
Ishaq Dar March 31, 2008 May 12, 2008
Naveed Qamar May 12, 2008 October 8, 2008
Shaukat Tareen October 8, 2008 February 22, 2010
No appointment February 22, 2010 March, 18, 2010 Interim
Abdul Hafeez Shaikh March, 18, 2010 Incumbent

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