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Pakistan’s military ruler, Basic Pervez Musharraf, achieved with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on Sunday, hoping to gain even further backing for his govt.

Musharraf’s pay a visit to is the latest in a series of visits abroad, mainly to Muslim nations, in lookup of worldwide recognition and legitimacy.

The common overthrew elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in October 1999.

For the duration of their assembly, Musharraf certain Mubarak that Pakistan would not tolerate terrorist existence on its soil.

The leaders also discussed Osama Bin Laden, the Islamic guerrilla and Saudi dissident, who is on the most-wanted listing of U-S terrorists and is dwelling in Afghanistan.

Musharraf mentioned he would like to close his military routine and restore civilian rule to Pakistan.

Local elections are now scheduled later in the 12 months, prior to provincial and countrywide elections but he himself mentioned he would not be standing as a candidate.

Pakistan is presently burdened by a 32 (b) billion U-S greenback financial debt and is hoping to entice more investment decision from Muslim nations.

Musharraf and Egypt’s Prime Minister Obeid also signed two agreements for cooperation in financial system and commerce but no aspects were being promptly released.

Mubarak also achieved with Jordan’s King Abdullah and the two discussed Israel’s impending withdrawal from southern Lebanon.

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“We will not make it possible for and I repeat now, we will not make it possible for Pakistan to be employed by any terrorists, any group, any specific, to undertaking terrorism anywhere around the planet.”
Tremendous CAPTION: Gen. Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s military ruler

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“Now focusing in particular on Osama bin Laden, indeed we did speak about but I did say that it has turn into these a delicate and controversial situation that one would like to acquire this situation up with Taliban leaders. But one cannot definitely assure or guarantee anything. But one can definitely acquire this situation up with the Taliban.”
Tremendous CAPTION: Gen. Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s military ruler

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“We have started with the real essence of democracy to be introduced in Pakistan, simply because there wasn’t democracy in Pakistan genuinely and we have started at the grassroots level, the avenue level. I have currently introduced a strategy for these elections involving next December and July 2001.”
Tremendous CAPTION: Gen. Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s military ruler

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