Mushar­raf to run

The Sunday Independent - - World -

ISLAMABAD: The party of Pak­istan’s for­mer mil­i­tary dic­ta­tor Pervez Mushar­raf an­nounced yes­ter­day that he would run for a seat in par­lia­ment in July 25 na­tional elec­tions.

The move comes af­ter the Supreme Court con­di­tion­ally al­lowed Mushar­raf to re­turn from Dubai, where he has been liv­ing in self-ex­ile to avoid ar­rest on crim­i­nal charges.

Also yes­ter­day, the party of pop­u­lar long-time op­po­si­tion politi­cian Im­ran Khan said he would run for a seat in the Na­tional Assem­bly.

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