Pak Govt declares Army House as official residence of MusharrafDecember 7th, 2007 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 7 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf, who retired as Army Chief on November 29, is still living in Army House at Rawalpindi, and the government has declared it as his official residence.
A handout issued by the Press Information Department in response to some press reports in this regard said: “The factual position is that Army House, Rawalpindi including staff quarters and other buildings, apartments thereto and the gardens thereof have been declared as official residence of President of Pakistan.
It further said that in addition to his official residence in Aiwan-i-Sadr, Islamabad as admissible under the Presidents Salary, Allowances and Privileges Act 1975.
The statement said that the Cabinet Division has already issued instructions to the Ministry of Housing and Works in this regard through a memorandum on November 29.
Chief of the Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani will move to the Army House only after President Musharraf shifts to the Presidency in Islamabad, the Dawn reported. (ANI)
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