The Federalism in Pakistan within Constitutional Frameworks


  • Muhammad Tahir Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, Riphah International University, Faisalabad
  • Dr. Muhammad Usman Askari Associate Professor, Department of Politics, and International Relations, University of Central Punjab, Lahore
  • Sajjad Ahmad Jatoi Ph.D. Scholar, Department of International Relations Government College University Faisalabad



NFC Award, Executive, Legislature, 18th Amendment, Constitution, Provincial Autonomy, Federalism


This article explores the application of federalism in Pakistan, following its development from the initial provisional constitution to the current one. It examines the legislative, executive, and monetary authority bestowed upon the federal and provincial governments of Pakistan under the country's three constitutions. The article concludes that the history of federalism in Pakistan highlights the significance of putting it into practice in accordance with its genuine spirit, embracing an interpretivist paradigm with a qualitative approach.

Author Biography

Muhammad Tahir, Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, Riphah International University, Faisalabad




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How to Cite

Muhammad Tahir, Dr. Muhammad Usman Askari, & Sajjad Ahmad Jatoi. (2024). The Federalism in Pakistan within Constitutional Frameworks. Khaldunia - Journal of Social Sciences, 3(1), 63–71.