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'System failure': Mohammad Sarwar is a former Labour MP

Mohammad Sarwar resigns as Pakistani provincial governor

THE governor of Pakistan's central Punjab province resigned today (January 29), saying the country's political system had failed ordinary people and served "only the elite class". Mohammad Sarwar, a businessman who served as a British MP for more than a decade, was appointed

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