Party Profiles

Read about the parties standing in the 2018 elections.

Top Politicians

Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)
With Nawaz Sharif has head, the party was formed prior to the 1993 elections.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf
The PTI was formed in Lahore on April 25, 1996 by its chairman, cricketing legend and politician Imran Khan Niazi....
Pakistan Peoples Party
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was founded by the late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in 1967, with an aim to implement the...
Formed in: August 26, 1941 Islamic scholar Abul Ala...
Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam – Fazl
Formed in: 1988
Pakistan Muslim League - Quaid
PML-Q went on it become an integral part of Musharraf’s government.
Pak Sarzameen Party
Mustafa Kamal lambasts Altaf Hussain in a dramatic press conference Formed in: March 2016 Officially...
Muttahida Qaumi Movement - Pakistan
Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan is a splinter group of the Altaf-led MQM.
Awami National Party
Formed in: 1986 The Awami National Party follows the ideology of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, lovingly known by his...
National Party
Dr Abdul Malik Baloch. Photo: File Formed in: 2003 The party came into existence after the Balochistan...
Balochistan National Party
The Baloch nationalist party, BNP-M, espouses for greater autonomy for provinces via peaceful, democratic means.
Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party
Formed in: 1989 The party is an offshoot of the now defunct National Awami Party (NAP) which was led by Shaheed...
Pakistan Muslim League - Functional
Formed in: 1985 PML-F was formed when Muhammad Khan Junejo became the president of the united PML. In response, ...
All Pakistan Muslim League
Formed in: 2010 Former president gen Pervez Musharraf announced the formation of his political party to keep his...
Awami Muslim League
Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan
Formed in: May...