Pakistan Elections: Quotable Quotes
Daily Times, February 14, 2008
CHAKWAL: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday criticised President Pervez Musharraf for his ties with the United States. “He does not care about Pakistan, he cares about America,” Nawaz said at a rally of about 5,000 people in Chakwal district. “What type of a commando is Pervez Musharraf,” Online news agency quoted
him as saying, “who surrendered even before a telephone call by a woman
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‘Stability to improve if Musharraf resigns’
* BBC poll finds 63 percent of people believe sacked chief justice should be reinstated
Daily Times Monitor, Feb 13, 2008
LAHORE: A large majority of Pakistanis (64 percent) believe that stability and security in Pakistan would improve “if President [Pervez] Musharraf were to resign now,” according to a new BBC World Service poll. Only 25 percent say that security would get worse if he were to resign.
Protests if fraud mars Pakistan polls, says Bhutto's husband
Feb 13, 2008, AFP
LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) — Assassinated opposition leader Benazir Bhutto's widower warned that he could call for protests in troubled Pakistan if vote fraud denies his party victory in next week's elections.