Political parties perform multiple functions in a democracy. They help create strong coalitions of citizens’ bodies and interest groups; help develop coherent policy programs; facilitate trainings of legislative candidates and political leaders; allow voters choices to choose among governing teams and policies; and, organize the government and make themselves accountable for their actions. A representative democracy thrives in a multiparty competition.

  1. Integration and mobilization of citizens;
  2. Articulation and aggregation of interests;
  3. Formulation of public policy;
  4. Recruitment of political leaders; and
  5. Organization of parliament and government.
  6. Oversight of the policy implementation

Profile of Major Political Parties

In this section, the detail of major political parties has been provided. The information contained in each party’s page is about the founder of the party, date of establishment of party, party’s flag, slogans, and manifesto, and party’s record of election participation and party contacts etc.

Enlisted Political Parties 2018

Enlisted Political Parties 2013

Party Name Party Leader Designation Address
Islami Siasi Tehreek Abdul Majeed Haidari President Central Secretariat: Batala P.O Kahota District Rawalpindi
Tehrik-e-Istiqlal Pakistan President: Muhammad Ikram Nagra Rahbar: Air Marshal(R) M. Asghar Khan President 33-Nagra Law Chambers District Court Sheikhupura. Cell No.0320-4877546
Balochistan National Party Sardar Akhter Jan Mengal President Istaqlal Building Quarry Road Quetta. Phone:081-833869
Tehrik-e-Masawaat Mst. Musarrat Shaheen Chairperson 7/A-C/1 Gulberg-III Lahore.
Balochistan National Congress Abdul Hakim Lehri President Headquarter Office Balochistan National Congress Thana Road Quetta. Ph:821201
Ittehad Milli Hazara Abdul Majeed Haidry President Central Office Block No.4 Hazara Town Quetta.
Tehrik-e-Istaqlal Rehmat Khan Wardag Central President Head Office Karachi: M- 31 Corniche Residence Opposite Bilawal House Clifton Block II Karachi. 75600. Ph: 021-5824752-3 Fax: 021-5379346. Cell: 0300- 2270167-0333-2111237
Balochistan National Democratic Party Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri President 22-G Khayaban-e- Sahar Defence Housing Auithority Karachi
Istiqlal Party Syed Manzoor Ali Ghllani Chairman Ramzan Centre Opposite: OPD Mayo Hospital 13-Ratan Chand Road Lahore. Ph:042-7313590 7353063 Fax:042- 7353641.
Sindh Democratic Alliance Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh President 53-A 11th South Street Phas-II D.H.A. Karachi.
Tehreek-e-Hussainia Pakistan Muhammad Hussain Akbar President Markazi Office: 652/H Block No. 5 Sector D/I Town Sheep Lahore.
Tehreek Jamhoriat Pakistan General (R) Zakir Ali Zadi President 54-4th Floor Ghafoor Chairman Abdullah Haroon Road Saddar Karachi
Tameer-e-Pakistan Party Lt. Gen Faiz Ali Chishti (R) President 1st Floor Faisal Shopping Mall Opp. GPO Saddar Rawalpindi Cantt. Tel: 051-5700456-7
Swabi Qaumi Mahaz Dr. Muhammad Saleem Chairman Dr. Muhammad Saleem Clinic Sawbi Adda Sawabi.
Sindh National Front Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto Chairman 62/III Street:B-8 DHA Phase-V Karachi Ph: No. 5873867