Pervez Musharraf who served as the General in the Pakistan armed forces and was the president of Pakistan for 7 years passed away at a hospital in Dubai on February 4th, Sunday. He had been fighting a long battle with a rare disease Amyloidosis for many years now. He was 79 years old.
The news of his demise was covered by all the prominent International news portals as well. A statement was issued right after ex-president Pervez Musharraf’s demise by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in which they expressed heartfelt condolences.
“May Allah bless the departed soul and give strength to the bereaved family,” was how they expressed their sentiments.
There were many others who expressed their grief on Twitter in their own way. Here are some of those Tweets.
General Pervez Musharraf, breathes his last. اِنَّا لِلّٰہِ وَاِنَّآ اِلَیْہِ رَاجِعُوْنَ. I had the honour to serve in Pakistan Army during his tenure as COAS. An accomplished commando & soldier who fought in 1965 & 71 wars. May he live in eternal peace in jannah. Ameen pic.twitter.com/ITX1iei7op
— Muhammad Haroon Aslam HI(M) SBt (Lt Gen- Retd) (@AVeteran1956) February 5, 2023
Former president retired General Pervez Musharraf passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with the rare disease amyloidosis. He was 79.
— World Times (@WorldTimesWT) February 5, 2023
The former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf passed away in #Dubai after prolonged illness, leaving behind a legacy marked by his significant contributions to the country’s military and political landscape.#PervezMusharraf pic.twitter.com/bw4AJUrye1
— Zartaj Rathore (@RathoreZartaj) February 5, 2023
“Pervez Musharraf, Former Pakistani President, Dies of Rare Disease”: once an implacable foe of India, he became a real force for peace 2002-2007. I met him annually in those days at the @un &found him smart, engaging & clear in his strategic thinking. RIP https://t.co/1Pvqp8cvjE
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) February 5, 2023