Former caretaker PM Balakh Sher Mazari passes away.

LAHORE -- Former caretaker prime minister Sardar Mir Balakh Sher Mazari passed away in a local hospital on Friday.

He was 94.

The former premier has been under treatment at a local hospital for the last three weeks, family sources said in a statement issued here.

Mazari served the country as caretaker prime minister, after Nawaz Sharif's government was dismissed by the then president Ghulam Ishaq Khan in 1993.

However his tenure ended soon after the Apex Court revoked the presidential order, and reinstated Nawaz Sharif back as the prime...

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