Musharraf returns from self-exile

General Karachi

Karachi: President of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Sunday returned here from Dubai in flight of a private airline, ending his self-exile for four years. A sizable number of his supporters welcomed him at Karachi airport. Addressing on the occasion, he said he had returned home to save the country, despite grave threats and challenges. He said he would launch a countrywide campaign of public rallies. He announced that now he would stay in Pakistan.

He said some elements tried to sabotage his first public rally in Karachi. He said he is ready to face all cases lodged against him. “My party’s slogan today is save Pakistan. I am thankful and happy to see so many people come to welcome me.” Later, he went to his hotel under heavy security.