Oct 23, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Musharraf :2002 October in schedule per as Elections said Musharraf Pervez General President Pakistan 23, Oct Islamabad, would assemblies national and provincial the to elections that Monday the to transferred be would power and year next October in held be .party majority Musharraf General Television, Pakistan the with interview an In his by given map road per as held be will elections parliamentary said .Government need is there and resources all with bestowed been has Pakistan" and peace demand people said He ."weaknesses internal our address to was future Pakistan's that confident was He .development economic road the on country the steer to determined was he and bright quite .prosperity and progress to for need no was there said President the question a to Replying he that out pointed He .situation current the on referendum of holding tribal and journalists intellectuals, politicians, with meetings held .government the by taken position the supported they and elders against operation no that stated categorically President The on attacks said He .Pakistan from out carried been has Afghanistan Central or Gulf (Persian) the from conducted being are Afghanistan .states Asian by expressed being apprehensions the agree not did President The United the of presence permanent of possibility about leaders some .region the in States in presence US the to opposed are groups extremists some said He States United the for conducive not is atmosphere the and region the and here stay permanently not would Americans said He .purpose the for .that guarantee I TK/MMZ/JB End