Pakistan President calls off trip to Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Pakistan’s President General Pervez Musharraf has called off a three-nation Maghreb trip so that he could personally oversee a national "fight against terrorism", the government said overnight.
A government statement, quoted by the official APP news agency said the May 15-21 trip to Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, which was announced only on Friday, was called off "on account of the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan".
The statement added that President Musharraf, while chairing an inter-provincial meeting on law and order on Saturday "decided to postpone the visit to provide personal guidance and leadership to the nation's fight against terrorism, both international and domestic". (Albawaba.com)
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