Former president Pervez Musharraf has announced that he will contest the upcoming general elections from Chitral.
He was addressing a public gathering via phone from Dubai.
Musharraf, who ruled Pakistan between 1999 and 2008, had formed a party called the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) and had vowed to end his self-exile to contest the elections in the country. However, with only months to go to the general elections, he is yet return to the country on account of security concerns.
The former president was also declared a proclaimed offender by a trial court hearing the Benazir Bhutto assassination case and a red warrant has also been issued to Interpol for his arrest.
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