Musharraf lifts emergency in Pakistan, Constitution restored

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Islamabad, Dec 15 (UNI) Bowing to pressure from the United States and other Western nations, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf today lifted the state of emergency and restored the Constitution, paving the way for the parliamentary elections on January 8.

The Cabinet Division issued a Presidential Order under which the state of emergency, declared on November 3 in the wake of political and judicial unrest and a series of terrorist attacks across the nation, was revoked and the Provisional Constitution Order-2007 repealed with immediate effect.

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