Pakistani Senate chairman appointed caretaker PM

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ISLAMBAD, Nov 15 (Reuters) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appointed the chairman of the Senate (Upper House) as caretaker prime minister today to oversee a general election the opposition says it doubts will be free and fair.

Senate chairman Mohammadmian Soomro will head a caretaker line-up that will be sworn in tomorrow, said Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, a close Musharraf ally.

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