ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Muslim League (Q) Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Thursday said President Pervez Musharraf will himself decide about timing of doffing his uniform according to the law and constitution. He was commenting on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s statement in which she said that President will doff his uniform before the elections. Uniform is not an issue for Benazir or someone else to decide. It is an issue about which the president will himself decide accordance with the constitution, he stated.
He said a variety of other constitutional options are available with the government besides reconciliation with Pakistan People Party (PPP) and the constitution will be strictly adhered to in every case. He said purpose of setting aside tiny interests and holding dialogue with political parties is to ensure progress and prosperity of the country. About the outcome of ongoing dialogue between Musharraf and Benazir Bhutto, Shujaat Hussain said nothing concrete can be said right now as final stage has not come as yet.-SANA