Who is Senator Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar?
ISLAMABAD: The newly appointed interim prime minister of Pakistan, Senator Anwar ul Haq Kakar, hails from Balochistan and is an active political figure.
Senator Kakar, elected to the Senate in 2018, has been deeply involved in Balochistan politics and previously served as the spokesperson for the provincial government before his senatorial tenure.
Renowned anchorperson Hamid Mir mentioned, “Despite his political engagements, Kakar is widely recognized as an intellectual force within the country.” Kakar, belonging to the Pashtun Kakar tribe, represents both the Pashtun and Baloch communities.
“Senator Kakar maintains positive relationships with major political parties including PML-N and PPP,” Hamid Mir added.
In 2008, Kakar contested the National Assembly election from Quetta as a candidate of the Q-League.
He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Balochistan.