Muhammad Rafiq Tarar

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Muhammad Rafiq Tarar
محمد رفیق تارڑ
Pride of Performance Award by President of Pakistan (cropped head).jpg
Tarar in 2000
11th President of Pakistan
In office
1 January 1998 – 20 June 2001
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Preceded byFarooq Leghari
Succeeded byPervez Musharraf
Personal details
Born(1929-11-02)November 2, 1929
Gujranwala, Punjab, British India
DiedMarch 7, 2022(2022-03-07) (aged 92)
Lahore, Pakistan
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Muhammad Rafiq Tarar (Urdu: محمد رفیق تارڑ, November 2, 1929 – March 7, 2022) was President of Pakistan from January 1, 1998 until June 20, 2001. During Pakistan's independence in 1947, Rafiq Tarar worked as a relief worker in camps set up by Muslim Students Federation for refugees, migrating from British India to Pakistan.

He belonged to the Tarar Jatt clan of Pakistani Punjab. He was also a Senator from 1997 until 1998. Tara was also a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan from 1991 until 1994.

Tarar died on March 7, 2022 in Lahore, Pakistan from a heart attack, aged 92.[1]

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