Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former president, passes away

The former President of Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf has died at the age of 79 Sunday afternnon.

The CNN writes he died in Dubai after a prolonged illness at Dubai American Hospital. It further mentions, in a statement sent to CNN, senior military officials expressed their “heartfelt condolences” on the “sad demise of General Pervez Musharraf.”

The statement read: “ISPR CJCSC & Services Chiefs express heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of General Pervez Musharaf, former president, CJCSC and Chief of Army Staff. May Allah bless the departed soul and give strength to the bereaved family.”