Archive for the ‘power-sharing’ Category

Musharraf open to power sharing

January 11, 2008

By David R. Sands
The Washington Times
January 11, 2008

Pakistani Ambassador Mahmud Ali Durrani said yesterday that the party allied with President Pervez Musharraf will be prepared to work with any other parties to form a government after critical parliamentary elections Feb. 18.

The vote, already postponed once after the Dec. 27 assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, will be a milestone in the transition from military rule to civilian government by a key U.S. ally in the war on terror.

The Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q), Mr. Musharraf’s party, “does not rule out any coalition” after the vote….

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Bhutto urges Pakistan power-share deal by end-August

August 22, 2007

by P. Parameswaran 

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto on Tuesday urged President Pervez Musharraf to present a power-sharing reform package by the end of August, saying her party was becoming jittery with approaching elections.

“I have shared with General Musharraf that my party is getting very upset, because elections are around the corner, and that, by the end of this month, we really need to know where we stand,” she told the American PBS television network.

“We either have a package or we don’t have a package,” she said.

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