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Mu·shar·raf

 (mo͞o-shä′rəf), Pervez Born 1943.
Pakistani army officer and politician who took control of the government in a coup in 1999 and formally declared himself president in 2001. Faced with increasing popular opposition, he resigned as chief of the armed forces in 2007 and gave up the presidency in 2008.

Musharraf

(məˈʃærəf)
n
(Biography) Pervez (ˈpɛrveɪz). born 1943, Pakistani general and politician; became military leader of Pakistan following a coup in 2001; president (2001–08)
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ISLAMABAD -- Special court (SC) hearing Pervez Musharraf high treason case has sought Mutual legal assistance agreement with UAE in the matter of arrest of former president from Dubai.
Islamabad -- APML is making preparations for video link address of former President Pervez Musharraf in federal capital on Feb 11.
ISLAMABAD -- An important political figure from Chitral and former member of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sultan Wazir Khan has joined All Pakistan Muslim League of former president General (Retired) Syed Pervez Musharraf.
Meanwhile, mysterious banners in port of alliance between former president Pervez Musharraf and MQM-Pakistan Chief Farooq Sattar appeared on Monday in Karachi.
On Monday, a large group of lawyers had their statements recorded before the Shalimar Police Station against former president Pervez Musharraf in judge's detention case.
During the hearing the counsel and granters of nominated person in the case then president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf appeared and sought more time.
ATC directs counsel for Pervez Musharraf to submit written reply.
KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan on Tuesday rejected the "plus one formula" proposed by Ahmad Raza Kasuri, the counsel for former president Pervez Musharraf, saying the wish of Kasuri had never come under consideration at any forum of the party.
The resumed the hearing of the case against former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf for detaining superior court judges in their homes in year 2007.
Islamabad -- A meeting of Central Executive Committee (CEC) of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Saturday opined that Pervez Musharraf can only fill the current political vacuum.
ISLAMABAD -- District Court Islamabad has declared former president Pervez Musharraf proclaimed offender and ordered for confiscation of all his property in Ghazi Abdul Rashid and his mother murder case.
Talking to a private news channel, the minister said Altaf Hussain had also been using indecent and derogatory language against the homeland during the Pervez Musharraf regime.