Governor-General of Pakistan

Governor-General of pakistan
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StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceGovernor-General's House
AppointerMonarch of the United Kingdom
PrecursorGovernor General of British India (till 1947)
Formation14 August 1947
First holderMuhammad Ali Jinnah
Final holderIskander Mirza
Abolished23 March 1956
SuccessionPresident of Pakistan

The Governor-General of Pakistan (Urdu: گورنر جنرل پاکستان‎), was the representative in Pakistan of the British monarch, from the country's independence in 1947. When Pakistan was proclaimed a republic in 1956, the office of governor-general was abolished.

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