Musharraf to address nation Monday afternoon: report

August 18th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Pervez Musharraf
Islamabad, Aug 18 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will address the nation Monday afternoon, Dawn News channel reported. “President Musharraf will address the nation at 1 p.m.” the channel quoted president’s spokesman Rashid Qureshi as saying.

Musharraf is facing impeachment pressure from the ruling coalition.

The ruling alliance Sunday asked the embattled president to “pack his bag and go” immediately as the coalition readied itself to start impeachment proceedings next week if he refused to resign.

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