Pervez Musharraf Wiki – Biography
Parvez Musharraf is a Pakistani politician and retired four-star general of the Pakistan Army, who was the 10th President of Pakistan from 2001 until tendering his resignation, to avoid impeachment, in 2008. Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death after being found guilty of high treason and subverting the constitution by the country’s anti-terrorism court.
Born Delhi, British India (present-day India)
Political party All Pakistan Muslim League
Spouse(s) Sehba Musharraf
Children Ayla (daughter)
Bilal (son)Relatives Asim Raza (son-in-law)
Net worth ₨645 million (US$4.6 million) (2013)
Pervez Musharraf Initial military career
In 1961, at age of 18, Musharraf entered the Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul. During his college years at PMA and initial joint military testings, Musharraf shared a room with PQ Mehdi of Pakistan Air Force and Abdul Aziz Mirza of Navy (both reached four-star assignments and served with Musharraf later on) and after giving the exams and entrance interviews, all three cadets went to watch a world-acclaimed Urdu film, Savera (lit. Dawn), with his inter-services and college friends, Musharraf recalls, In the Line of Fire, published in 2006. With his friends, Musharraf passed the standardise, physical, psychological, and officer-training exams, he also took discussions involving the socioeconomics issues; all three were interviewed by joint military officers who were designated as Commandants The next day, Musharraf along with PQ Mehdi and Mirza, reported to PMA and they were selected for their respective training in their arms of commission.
Pervez Musharraf Constitutional changes
Shortly after Musharraf’s takeover, Musharraf issued Oath of Judges Order No. 2000, which required judges to take a fresh oath of office swearing. On 12 May 2000, the Supreme Court asked Musharraf to hold national elections by 12 October 2002. After President Rafiq Tarar’s resignation, Musharraf formally appointed himself as President on 20 June 2001. In August 2002, he issued the Legal Framework Order No. 2002, which added numerous amendments to the Constitution.
Pervez Musharraf Corruption issues
When Musharraf came to power in 1999, he promised that the corruption in the government bureaucracy would be cleaned up. However, some claimed that the level of corruption did not diminish throughout Musharraf’s time.
Pervez Musharraf Personal life
Musharraf is the second son of his parents and has two brothers—Javed and Naved. Javed retired as a high-level official in Pakistan’s civil service. Naved is an anesthesiologist who has lived in Chicago since completing his residency training at Loyola University Medical Center in 1979.
Musharraf married Sehba on 28 December 1968. Sehba is from Karachi. They have a daughter, Ayla, an architect married to film director Asim Raza, and a son, Bilal.
Musharraf published his autobiography—In the Line of Fire: A Memoir—in 2006.
In March 2019 it was revealed that Musharraf is undergoing treatment for amyloidosis.