Former President Rafiq Tarar passes away

LAHORE: Former President of Pakistan Rafiq Tarar has passed away on Monday after a prolonged illness.

According to details, Rafiq Tarar was shifted to the hospital after a complaint of chest pain.

Muhammad Rafiq Tarar had served as the ninth president of Pakistan from January 1998 until his resignation in June 2001, and before that as a senator from Punjab in 1997.

Before entering politics, Tarar served as a senior justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan from 1991 to 1994 and as the 28th Chief Justice of Lahore High Court from 1989 to 1991.

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