Pakistan to begin Musharraf impeachment next week

The official said the leaders of the coalition are expected to announce the decision at a news conference in the evening.

Pakistan to begin Musharraf impeachment next week
Pakistan's parliament is likely to begin impeachment proceedings against President Pervez Musharraf next week, a senior official of the ruling coalition told Reuters on Thursday.

"We have proposed that the National Assembly be called on August 11," the official said on condition of anonymity.

Pakistan's ruling coalition led by the party of slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto said earlier that it has agreed to begin impeachment proceedings against President Musharraf.

"Yes, we have agreed in principle to impeach him," a senior coalition official told Reuters on Thursday.

The official said the leaders of the coalition are expected to announce the decision at a news conference in the evening.

Reuters

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