How did General Pervez Musharraf become the President of Pakistan?


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Answer to be written in the exam:

General Pervez Musharraf became the President of Pakistan in the following way:

  • In Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf led a military coup in October 1999.


  • He overthrew a democratically elected government and declared himself the country's chief executive.


  • In 2002 he held a referendum in the country that granted him a five-year extension and changed his designation to President.


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