Ex-Pakistani law minister Haider dies

Last Updated: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 08:40 hrs

Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Former Pakistani law minister Iqbal Haider Sunday died in a Karachi hospital following a lung ailment, a media report said. He was 67.

His funeral will take place Monday in Karachi.

Haider, a close associate of the late Benazir Bhutto, joined the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) in 1988. He obtained his law degree from Punjab University.

He was elected a senator in 1991 and was law minister 1993-94. He was also the attorney general of Pakistan.

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