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Former President Farooq Leghari passes away

farooq leghariIslamabad: Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari at 70 years of age, passed away in Rawalpindi on early hours of Wednesday.

Leghari had been a cardiac patient and was treated for the same in CMH Rawalpindi. He belonged to Dera Ghazi Khan District of North Punjab.

Leghari was elected as a eighth President of Pakistan in 1993. He dismissed Benazir Bhutto’s government on allegations of corruption, lawlessness and extra-judicial-killings by using article 58-2B of the constitution on November 19, 1996.

Leghari formed his own political party “Millat,” which he later in 2002 merged in PML-Q.

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