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Pakistan Muslim League - Functional

Pakistan Muslim League - Functional

Formed in: 1985

PML-F was formed when Muhammad Khan Junejo became the president of the united PML. In response, Pir Pagara Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II parted ways with the mother league and formed his own party Pakistan Muslim League - Functional.

Top leaders

Key concerns

2018 elections

PML-F is contesting from the GDA platform, which is fielding candidates from 28 NA seats — all 28 from Sindh.

2013 elections

PML-F won five general seats in the National Assembly and six seats from Sindh. This year, the party is contesting under the banner of the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA).

Previous elections

In the 2008 general election, the PML-F won four general seats and was given one reserved women's seat, raising its total representation to five National Assembly seats. Additionally, the party won eight provincial assembly seats in Sindh and three in Punjab.

In the 2002 general election, the party won four NA seats.

The party contested the elections in 1997 and 1993 but failed to win a seat both times.

Political plays and controversies