Pakistan's Musharraf steps down as army chief

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RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Nov 28 (Reuters) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf stepped down as army chief today and will be sworn in as a civilian leader for a second five-year term tomorrow.

Musharraf passed the baton of command to his hand-picked successor, General Ashfaq Kayani, at a ceremony at army headquarters in Rawalpindi.

REUTERS SW KD KP1123

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