Pakistani Senate chairman appointed caretaker PM

Subscribe to Oneindia News

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.

REUTERS PY HT2205

Please Wait while comments are loading...