Pakistan’s leadership on ‘vacation’ amid NWFP crisis

May 12th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Nawaz Sharif Lahore, May 12 (ANI): While Pakistan is facing one of its worst crises in history, top political leaders of the country are planning on a ‘vacation’ abroad.

President Asif Ali Zardari is in the United States, and has extended his stay abroad.

It is now learnt that Zardari would also be visiting Britain and France before returning home.

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in Dubai.

He is scheduled to participate in a marriage ceremony and is the guest of the royal family there, The Nation reports.

Punjab Governor Salman Taseer too is in Dubai on a private visit.

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is in the country, but his presence is barely being felt during the entire crisis. (ANI)

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