As the rumors of Resignation of President Pervez Musharraf become reality,reactions from all over the globe & across Pakistan are coming.Some of them are quite interesting.Here are some of the media reactions on the resignation of Pervez Musharraf.
President Pervez Musharraf announced in a televised address to the nation Monday that he had decided to resign after nine years in power to avoid the threat of impeachment.Dawn says
"After viewing the situation and consulting legal advisers and political allies, with their advice I have decided to resign," a grim-faced Musharraf said, backed by Pakistani flags and a portrait of the country's founder.
"I leave my future in the hands of people."
President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation from the office of President of Pakistan on Monday, August 18. He said he would want the people of Pakistan to judge his actions. President Pervez Musharraf said he was sending his resignation to the Speaker of the National Assembly. He asked his well-wishers to accept his decision in the interests of Pakistan. He said his decision was on the slogan of Pakistan first and he wanted the country to prosper. President Musharraf hoped the nation would continue to prosper and develop.
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has resigned. He will give letter of resignation to National Assembly Speaker.
Addressing the nation he said, "I leave it to the people to decide. Let them be judges and let them do justice. Though I am sure no charge can stand against me, I do not want instability and confrontation in the country".
"I do not want the office of President to come under impeachment procedure. I think this is not the time for individual bravado," he added.
He said it is a day of "important decisions".
Musharraf said "false and baseless" allegations have been levelled against him. People are being cheated by the false allegations levelled against him. These allegations would damage the interest of the nation
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation Monday after weeks of pressure on him to relinquish power. Musharraf told the nation in a televised address that he would step down -- nearly nine years after he seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999.
"I don't want the people of Pakistan to slide deeper and deeper into uncertainty," Musharraf said.
"For the interest of the nation, I have decided to resign as president," he said. "I am not asking for anything. I will let the people of Pakistan decide my future."
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who is facing impeachment by parliament, says he will resign.I feel that Pervez Musharraf finally did what is better for Pakistan & himself.What do you say about his resignation.
The charges against the president include violation of the constitution and gross misconduct.
Mr Musharraf said he was confident that the charges against him would not stand but that this was not the time for more confrontation in Pakistan.
He has been one of the United States' strongest allies in its war against Islamist extremism.
His political rivals swept to power last February in national and provincial elections after months of political confrontation and worsening militant violence.