Musharraf to doff uniform by Dec 1

Updated: 2007-11-15 22:23

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said that he will quit as army chief before December 1, the government's top lawyer said Thursday.

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"The president has said that he will give up his uniform before December 1," Attorney General Malik Mohammad Qayyum told a news conference.

Qayyum said that the Supreme Court of Pakistan would decide on Musharraf's re-election case next week.

Musharraf has promised that whenever the court decided to allow for the notification of the presidential results, he would take oath as a civilian president.

According to a report on October 6 by the state-run APP news agency, Musharraf won the presidential election that day by a vast majority.

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