Altaf Hussain expresses regrets over Govt's denial to Musharraf's appeal
KARACHI: Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Altaf Hussain has expressed strong condemnation over the Interior Ministry’s decline to permit Gen. Rtd. Pervez Musharraf visiting abroad to look after his ailing mother, ARY News reported.
In a statement, Altaf Hussain said it’s very sad that Government has denied to grant him permission to go abroad for visit his ailing mother, who is under treatment in a hospital located at Sharjah.
MQM Chief has appealed Interior Ministry to remove Mushrraf’s name from Exit Control List (ECL) on humanitarian grounds.
Earlier, the Ministry of Interior has rejected the Musharraf’s request stating that Pervez Musharraf was restricted from travelling abroad, upon the orders of the high court and the Government is not authorized to allow him.
Following the governments reply, the counsels of the former President have decided to file a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC).