Pervez Musharraf says he’s not entering politics
Former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has said he has no intention of entering politics.
Gen Musharraf has been leading a quiet life since he resigned in August.
“Whosoever is attributing such information to me is absolutely wrong. I have not talked to anybody about politics,” Gen Musharraf was quoted by Gen (retd) Rashid Qureshi as saying.
Gen Qureshi said the former army chief would shortly be moving to his farm house near Islamabad which is under construction. He said the farm house would not be used for political activities.
Another source close to the former president said the sprawling farm house in Chak Shahzad would soon be ready and Pervez Musharraf would shift to the place in months.
The source said the former president had no plans to settle in Turkey or any other country, though he might undertake a foreign visit in the “near future”.
Former President Pervez Musharraf said, “I have no intention to take part in politics and I long to stay out of it after my resignation and all news in this connections are fake and baseless”.
Talking to his friends here, he said Saturday that I pray for the best of Pakistan and its people and I will not make my personal residence in Islamabad, a political office however he insisted to lead his life, after his stepping down from presidency, being a retired army chief.
He admitted that he kept on meeting with his old close friends including political figures who, he termed, could not remain closed to him during his presidency.
Former president is worried about his security these-days nevertheless he scarcely raise this issue.