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Presidents of Pakistan

The President of Pakistan is the head of state of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. According to the Constitution of Pakistan, the President has “powers, subject to Supreme Court approval or veto, to dissolve the National Assembly, triggering new elections, and thereby dismissing the Prime Minister”.

Name Took Office Left Office
Mamnoon Hussain 9 September 2013 Currently Presiding
   Asif Ali Zardari  9 September 2008  9 September 2013
   Muhammad Mian Soomro  18 August 2008  9 September 2008
   Pervez Musharraf  20 June 2001  6 October 2007
   Muhammad Rafiq Tarar  1 January 1998  20 June 2001
   Wasim Sajjad 2 December 1997 1 January 1998
  Farooq Leghari 14 November 1993   2 December 1997
   Wasim Sajjad  18 July 1993  14 November 1993
   Ghulam Ishaq Khan  17 August 1988  18 July 1993
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq 16 September 1978 17 August 1988
Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry 14 August 1973 16 September 1978
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 20 December 1971 13 August 1973
Yahya Khan 25 March 1969 20 December 1971
Ayub Khan 27 October 1958 8 June 1962
Iskander Mirza 23 March 1956 27 October 1958