Pakistan senator Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar named caretaker PM ahead of vote

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani senator Anwaar-ul-haq Kakar was named as caretaker prime minister to oversee national elections, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday following a meeting between outgoing premier Shehbaz Sharif and opposition leader Raja Riaz.

(Reporting by Gibran Peshimam; Editing by Andrew Heavens)