DUBAI: Special prayers offered for Former President of Pakistan Rtd. General Pervez Musharraf.
Supporters of former Pakistani president Rtd. General Pervez Musharraf, including workers of his party All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) including the minorities wing, organised a gathering to offer prayers in the party’s Dubai office for recovery of their party leader.
The meeting was attended by local party workers from across the U.A.E, during this prayer meeting the workers recited the Holy Quran and prayed for the health of Rtd. Pervez Musharraf. As for last couple of days, he has been undergoing treatment for cardiovascular complications in a military hospital in Rawalpindi. At this occasion a group of Christian community members and Christian party workers of the APML were also present as a sign of solidarity with the former president.
While addressing the assembly, Farzana Mansoor, senior leader and head of the women’s wing APML said: the former president had suffered greatly during the last two days. His morale though is high and he is determined, fully confident that he had done nothing wrong and had always put his country first. Fariha Farooqi said: in light of his health issues, he should be allowed treatment abroad if recommended by a panel of doctors.
Muhammad Ghouse Shahzad-general secretary of UAE chapter of the APML said: APML UAE chapter were joined by thousands of other supporters of Musharraf who had gathered around the world, realising how much he had sincerely worked to uplift all segments of Pakistani society while he was president of the country. Musharraf is not afraid of dying, if it benefits Pakistan.
A Christian worker of APML said: We support Pervez Musharraf and pray for his recovery. Nonetheless, as a general trend majority of Christians in Pakistan extend their allegiance to Gen. Musharraf regardles of the political designs as his period is seen by many as “better than now.”