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Muhammad Rafiq Tarar

Born: 2-Nov-1929
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Punjab, British India

Gender: Male
Religion: Sunni Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern [1]
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Pakistan
Executive summary: President of Pakistan, 1998-2001

After the coup of Pervez Musharraf, Rafiq Tarar was permitted to retain his position, the only constitutional official in Pakistan permitted to do so. This abruptly ended with Chief Executive's Order No. 2 of 2001, which modified the Proclamation of Emergency:

"The person holding the office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan immediately before the commencement of the Proclamation of Emergency (Amendment) Order, 2001, shall cease to hold the office with immediate effect."
Musharraf would soon assume this office as well. But by this point in time, the Presidency had already been reduced to that of a figurehead.


[1] Tarar Jat.

Wife: (one daughter, three sons)

    High School: Government Atta Muhammad High School, Gujranwala
    University: BA, Islamia College Gujaranwala (1949)
    Law School: LLB, Punjab Law College (1951)

    President of Pakistan (1-Jan-1998 to 20-Jun-2001, resigned)
    Pakistani Official Associate Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan (1991-97)
    Pakistani Official Chief Justice, Lahore High Court (1989-91)
    Pakistani Official Judge, Lahore High Court (1974-89)
    Pakistani Official Chairman, Punjab Labor Court (1971-74)


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