Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar appointed as Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan


President Dr. Arif Alvi signed the summary of the appointment of Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar as the Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan.

According to the details, the news has been confirmed in a statement by the press wing of the President’s House today (Saturday, August 12). The name of the Balochistan Awami Party Senator Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar name was agreed upon as the Caretaker Prime Minister. President Dr. Arif Alvi approved the appointment of Anwar-ul-Haq under Article 224 One A of the Constitution.

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The Spokesperson of the Prime Minister’s Office said that Premier Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Leader of Opposition Raja Riaz jointly signed and sent the advice to the President. He said that the leader of the opposition Raja Riaz met Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in the Prime Minister’s office on this issue. PM Shehbaz Sharif thanked Opposition Leader Raja Riaz for his support in the consultation process and for leading the opposition as the best in 16 months.

In this regard, Opposition Leader said that we have agreed that whoever is the caretaker prime minister should be from a small province, we have agreed that Anwaar-ul Haq Kakar will be the caretaker prime minister.

It is pertinent to mention here that Anwaar-ul-Haq was elected Senator from Balochistan in 2018 and belongs to Balochistan Awami Party. He is also the Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee of Overseas Pakistanis. He contested the National Assembly election from Quetta on a Q-League ticket in 2008 and was the spokesperson of the Balochistan government in 2013.