ISLAMABAD:(APS)March 17, 2016-Government has decided to allow former President General Pervez Musharraf to proceed abroad for medical treatment.
Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday evening, Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan said the decision has been taken in the light of Supreme Court judgement.
He said the Supreme Court too has recognized the authority of the Government to notify or denotify names for inclusion or exclusion from the Exit Control List.
He said General Musharraf had booked a seat for early this morning but he was conveyed that this was not possible without formal permission from the Government.
He said today lawyers of the former President approached the government and sought exclusion of his name from ECL.