Government Ministries

The Government of Pakistan consists of 30 ministries which administer key activities such as commerce, defence, foreign affairs, natural resources and religious affairs. These ministries are usually comprised of one division, except for the Cabinet Secretariat and the Ministry of Finance, Revenue and Planning and Development, which have three divisions each; the other exception is the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics, which has two.

A federal minister heads each ministry, whilst ministers of state are responsible for a particular division within a given ministry.

The body responsible for overseeing the civil service is the Administrative Division of the Cabinet Secretariat and the respective head of the civil service section of each ministry is entitled ‘secretary’.

Government Ministries organisations in Pakistan
Ministerial Portfolio: Inter-Provincial Coordination
Ministerial Portfolio: Investment
Ministerial Portfolio: Privatisation
Ministry of Commerce
Ministry of Communications
Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence Production
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs and Statistics
Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Frontier Affairs (SAFRON)
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Housing and Works
Ministry of Human Rights
Ministry of Industries & Production
Ministry of Industries, Production & Special Initiatives
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Ministry of Information Technology
Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunications
Ministry of Interior
Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas
Ministry of Labour and Manpower
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs
Ministry of Livestock and Dairy Development
Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
Ministry of Minorities
Ministry of Narcotics Control
Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources
Ministry of Planning and Development
Ministry of Population Welfare
Ministry of Ports and Shipping
Ministry of Postal Services
Ministry of Railways
Ministry of Religious Affairs
Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education
Ministry of Special Initiatives
Ministry of Sports
Ministry of States & Frontier Regions (SAFRON)
Ministry of Textile Industry
Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Water and Power
Ministry of Zakat & Ushr