Muhammad Rafiq Tarar

Pakistani judge and activist

Muhammad Rafiq Tarar (Urdu: محمد رفیق تارڑ‎, born November 2, 1929) was President of Pakistan from January 1, 1998 until June 20, 2001. During Pakistan's independence in 1947, Rafiq Tarar worked as a relief worker in camps set up by Muslim Students Federation for refugees, migrating from British India to Pakistan.

Muhammad Rafiq Tarar
محمد رفیق تارڑ
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11th President of Pakistan
In office
1 January 1998 – 20 June 2001
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Preceded byFarooq Leghari
Succeeded byPervez Musharraf
Personal details
Born (1929-11-02) November 2, 1929 (age 92)
Gujranwala, Punjab, British India
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

He belongs to the Tarar Jatt clan of Pakistani Punjab.