Musharraf 'poised' for comeback to Pak politics

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Washington, May 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is likely to announce his future political plans today (Tuesday, May 18) during a meeting with his supporters here, sources close to him have revealed.

According to one of Musharraf's close aides, the general would meet his supporters and regional coordinators of Pakistan First, an organisation that works to promote Pakistan's interests in the US.

Meanwhile, Musharraf reportedly called several political leaders in Pakistan to garner support for his recently floated party- the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML).

Insiders said Musharraf telephoned several prominent leaders belonging to Dera Ghazi Khan, Sindh and Mian Muhammad Azhar in Lahore.

They said Musharraf also had a chat with former President Farooq Leghari to discuss various political aspects.

It is reported that they discussed about certain 'disappointed' political leaders who could join the APML.

Musharraf and some of the 'dissident' leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Q and (PML-Q) and the PML-Z are already in contact, "and some of the rebel leaders have given a green signal to Musharraf for standing in the presidential elections, The Daily Times reports. (ANI)

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