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The Exit Sign

The numbers don't look good. First Pak president to be impeached?

The Exit Sign
The Exit Sign
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Mush's Options
  • Split political parties and woo to ensure impeachment resolution doesn't get 295 votes in a joint session of Parliament
  • Refer impeachment resolution to the SC and request it to halt the process. But unlikely to get relief from the judiciary.
  • Dissolve the National Assembly and appoint a caretaker government. Bound to push Pakistan into turmoil.
  • Resign before the impeachment resolution is voted. Should be his most honourable course.

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When Pakistan People's Party leader Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif held a joint press conference on August 5, the people of Pakistan finally had an answer to the question troubling them for months: was it not in their fate to be able to witness President Pervez Musharraf's ouster? Sitting next to the Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader, Zardari announced the coalition government's decision to initiate impeachment proceedings against Musharraf. A long list...
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