Former Pakistan president Musharraf hospitalized (Photo: ANI)
A Former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf has been hospitalized for the last three weeks due to a complication of his ailment and is going through a difficult stage where recovery is not possible and organs are malfunctioning, his family said on Friday.
In a message posted on Musharraf's Twitter handle, his family said that he is dealing with Amyloidosis and prayed for ease in his daily living.
"He is not on the ventilator. Has been hospitalised for the last 3 weeks due to a complication of his ailment (Amyloidosis)," noted the Musharraf's family in a message shared on Twitter.
Gen. Musharraf, 78, ruled Pakistan from 1999 to 2008. Musharraf, who was born in New Delhi, took power in a coup in 1999.
After the Partition, Musharraf's family settled in Karachi where he attended Saint Patrick's School. He joined the Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul and graduated from the institution in 1964. He was subsequently commissioned in the Pakistan Army.
Facing charges back home for the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, Musharraf has been living in Dubai for the last six years, where he has been getting treatment for amyloidosis
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