I will contest elections from Chitral: Musharraf

The former military ruler was addressing a public gathering via phone from Dubai.


Our Correspondent October 24, 2012

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.

COMMENTS (42)

amjad mahmood | 8 years ago | Reply musharraf is the best leader for the pakistan may allah give minor sense to the pakistanis to chose those person who is benefited for them
Salman | 8 years ago | Reply

Thank you mr president to opt for chitral for con esting elections.we will never let you down as we have never done it to our well wishers before.your are truelly and only one of them within the ranks of politicians.we love u all.

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