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Zardari to retain many Musharraf’s Associates

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ISLAMABAD.: President Asif Ali Zardari is set to retain the National Security Council (NSC) created by former president retired Gen. Musharraf and its Secretary Tariq Aziz is shortly assume responsibilities of ‘Special Assistant to President’, highly placed sources told.

Tariq Aziz was the Secretary of National Security Council and a part of team which brokered ‘Power Sharing Deal’. Other than Tariq Aziz, President Asif Ali Zardari has already retained Dr.Waqar Masood, Secretary Finance; Dr. Ashfaq, Economic Advisor; ShaukatTarin, Advisor Banking; Lt. Gen. Nadeem Taj Director General ISI and many important bureaucrats and diplomats.

Political analysts in the Federal Capital suggest “Musharraf team is being retain in view of improving relations with the United States and dealing with on going global war against terrorism”.
Courtesy Arab News

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Azhar Masood is Controller of News in PTV, and Chief Instructor of PTV Academy, working for Arab News. He has Covered Iraq War from Baghdad for CNN, BBC, FOX News, and Al-Jazeera and other regional channels. He covered conflict in Bosnia Herzegovina. He interviewed Yasir Arafat of Palestine, Paul Wolfoweit, Prime Minister Jean Ghteyan of Canada, Dr. Amar Musa of Egypt, Mr. Haris Slajic, Prime Minister of Bosnia Dr. Akbar Ali Vallayati, former Foreign Minister of Iran, President Kumaratunge of Sri Lanka, Mr. Kumar Su Bramanyem, Director of National Defence Institute of India, Mr. Hamid Karzai President of Afghanistan, Dr. Ahmad Chalabi of Iraq National Congress, Mr. Hoshyar Zubari, Vice President Kurdish Democratic Party of Iraq
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