KARACHI: “I don’t want to runaway cowardly and will face all the trials to makes the thing clear”, said former President Gen. Rtd. Pervaiz Musharraf during his exclusive interview with anchor Mubashir Luqman in a program of ARY News ‘Khara Sach’.
In his first interview after getting release on bail, talking about his close colleagues, who left him at difficult time, Pervaiz Musharraf said that ups and downs are part of life.
“If I got the chance to rule the country in future, I will do whatever is beneficial for Pakistan”, said former president.
Speaking about Prime Minster Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, he said that apart from differences with him, his priority is Pakistan.
He said that negotiations with Taliban should be on the basis of equality, adding “I don’t believe in begging.”
When inquired about drone attacks, Pervaiz Musharraf said that there wasn’t any agreement with US to conduct drone attacks. He said that drone attacks are against the national sovereignty and advised the authority to deal the matter in a diplomatic way, “In my era of rule, US conducted about 7or 8 drone attacks, on which I fight with them and opposed it strongly”, he added.
When anchor Mubashir Luqman asked about Lal Masjid operation, former president said that an anchor of renowned news channel urged him to conduct the operation but later the same person and his channel started criticizing the operation.
Giving message to the nation, Pervaiz Musharraf said that we should love our country. He said that economic growth and maintaining peace is the utmost requirement for the positive progress of the country.