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Jammu, August 12 After days of discussions and deliberations , Pakistan finally chose Anwaaul Haq Kakar as its Caretaker Prime Minister on Saturday.

According to a release of Pakistan Prime Minister’s Office Balochistan Awami Party Senator Anwaarul Haq Kakar has been chosen as the interim prime minister of Pakistan.

The much-anticipated announcement comes after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and outgoing Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) Raja Riaz reached a consensus over Kakar’s name for the coveted post in a meeting today.

According to a press release issued by the PMO, PM Shehbaz and Riaz have sent an advice regarding Kakar’s appointment as the caretaker prime minister to President Alvi.

Earlier, in a media talk outside the Prime Minister’s House after meeting PM Shehbaz, Riaz confirmed the same.

“We had earlier decided that the caretaker PM should be someone from a smaller province and a non-controversial personality. Our aim was to remove the sense of deprivation in small provinces.

“We have finally reached a consensus that Anwaarul Haq Kakar will be the caretaker PM,” Riaz said.