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Sharif meets top military leaders as Musharraf leaves for Dubai

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Pakistan Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif on Friday reviewed the country’s external and internal security situation during a meeting with the top military leaders here.

Sources, however, said that the meeting also addressed the controversial departure of former military dictator Pervez Musharraf.

The military brass appreciated the role played by the Prime Minister and federal ministers for removing the former military dictator’s name from the Exit Control List.

“I personally pardoned Musharraf,” Sharif was quoted by the Express Tribuneas saying during the meeting.

The meeting was officially convened to discuss the recent bus attack in Peshawar and the progress in the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said that the government was removing General (Retd.) Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) under the Supreme Court’s directives. (ANI)

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