With a reported 2 millions Twitter accounts in Pakistan, it is no wonder politicians and political parties have taken to the social media platform to have their voice heard. Here’s a list of Pakistani politicians you should be following on Twitter, with a brief intro to what to expect from their tweets.
Note: The number of Pakistani politicians on Twitter is in the hundreds, but we couldn’t list all of them. Using social media tools, we narrowed down the list to most popular accounts. We also limited the list to the three main parties.
Pakistan Muslim League (N)
Twitter Bio - [Official] Pakistan Muslim League (N) Twitter Presence
What to Expect – Official updates, seemingly fed directly from the Facebook page feed.
Twitter Bio – Chief Minister, Punjab, Pakistan
What to Expect – Updates on Punjab Government initiatives as well as RTs of current news.
Twitter Bio – Keeping true to your dreams & aspirations, PM’s Youth Prog enables you to brave the challenges that lie ahead as we hand over the reins of your success to you !
What to Expect – A mix of current news – almost all related to PML (N) activities.
Twitter Bio – Federal Minister for Water and Power & Additional Charge of Defense Ministry – Government of Pakistan | MNA from Sialkot (NA-110) | Pakistan Muslim League (N)
What to Expect – Updates on Water & Power ministry
Twitter Bio – committed to the soil for life
What to Expect – Updates on her work, as well as pictures of events she attends.
Twitter Bio – journalist,politician,writer, reader & an observer of things interesting
What to Expect – Updates on his work, and PML (N) achievements.
Pakistan People’s Party
Twitter Bio – Proud Son Of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto/Patron-in-chief Pakistan Peoples Party/ Founder
What to Expect – Opinions on current news, RTs of interesting links, family pictures.
Twitter Bio – President PPP Overseas ,Senator,Former Interior Minister/Ex Advisor on Narcotics,Snr Member CEC PPP, Sitara-i-Shujaat Gallantry, Nishan-i-Imtiaz.
What to Expect – Mostly RTs of news, but sometimes includes personal opinions as well.
Twitter Bio – Former Pakistan Ambassador to the US/Federal Minister. Chair Jinnah Institute. Will take a bullet for the motherland but hope our children don’t have to.
What to Expect – RTs of current news, and her opinion on it. A good mix of political and non-political updates.
Twitter Bio – This is an official twitter account of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice)
What to Expect – Official updates plus RTs of other PTI members.
Twitter Bio – Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
What to Expect – Views on current news and PTI updates. One of the few accounts that doesn’t engage with followers.
Twitter Bio – ex naukri pesha mazdoor, member of PTI , representative of NA 48 and above all a citizen of Pakistan
What to Expect – RTs of current news, PTI updates, and his personal work in the NA.
Twitter Bio – Businessman, Farmer and Politician Proud Member of
What to Expect – Updates on PTI as well as KP government projects.
Twitter Bio – I am a politician, columnist, and a proud member of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf. Now MNA from NA 126 Lahore
What to Expect – Account isn’t updated regularly, but updates are usually about work he is doing for his constituency.
Twitter Bio – Member National Assembly of Pakistan (Elected from NA 250 in Karachi). Chief Whip of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in National Assembly. Ex Secretary General of PTI
What to Expect – Opinions on political news, plus updates on his constituency.
Twitter Bio – With PTI for over 17 years,struggling for the rights of youth and women in Pak. Member Advisory Board for The National Youth Parliament of Pakistan@NYPP
What to Expect – Political opinions, RTs of interesting news, plus personal updates.
As always, this is not an exhaustive list. Did we miss a politician whose tweets you consider useful? Let us know in the comments.