President Musharraf | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 25, 2008 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 25, 2008

President Musharraf

There seems to be a huge applause in Pakistan on Musharraf's imminent ouster. We as Bangladeshis welcome the end to a military regime. But we should also not forget that the General is the only Pakistani leader who expressed regrets for the genocide in 1971. During his time, Pakistan enjoyed the best relations with India and had a long economic upturn. It is the same politicians who were ousted for corruption that came back to defeat him. Let it be a reminder for all Bangladeshis that we have to finish the anti-corruption drive and make sure that the rule of law is established.
We should not have the same fate as Pakistan. It seems the Pakistani voters have a very short memory.

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