Rafiq Tarar : When the former president did not respond to the salute of General Pervaiz Musharraf

Former Pakistani President Muhammad Rafiq Tarar has died in provincial capital Lahore on Monday at the age of 92. He was President of Pakistan from 1998 to 2001 during the rule of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Rafiq Tarar : When the former president did not respond to the salute of General Pervez Musharraf

Former President Rafiq Tarar'l grandson and PML N spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb has confirmed his death calling it a great loss to the country. According to Radio Pakistan he was ill for a long time.

This report is being republished for the interest of the readers on the occasion of his death which was first published on 20 June 2021 on the website of News

It was a salute to which the salutator did not respond.

It will be about 11:30 a.m. when President Rafiq Tarar &Chief Executive General Pervaiz Musharraf come down from the fourth floor of the Presidency together and walk side by side with the main corridor of the ground floor but reach the porch very quietly.

The President car was parked in front which did not have  national flag contrary to tradition. The driver opened the door & President Rafiq Tarar stepped forward.

General Musharraf took a deep breath of satisfaction and saluted the departed person by pressing the General stick in his armpit to which he did not get any reply. As the car sped forward General Musharraf turned back to the elevator.

It was the scene of  departure of President elect Rafiq Tarar from the Presidency.

Apparently everything seemed to be going well in these incidents but there were events of about a month behind this incident and this incident was their climax.

How did things get to this point? description is relatively long.

This was in early May 2001when Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan spirit of Pakistan nuclear program attended a dinner at the Presidency & asked President Muhammad Rafiq Tarar to speak in private saying that military junta had asked him to leave. Have decided

A few days later Dr. Qadeer Khan had another meeting with  President at convocation of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Technology in Topi Swabi District Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This time they had some-more information the gist of it was that the military leadership that seized power by overthrowing an elected government on October 12 last year has now decided to fire the president as well.

Rafiq Tarar : When the former president did not respond to the salute of General Pervaiz Musharraf

Rafiq Tarar : When the former president did not respond to the salute of General Pervaiz Musharraf

Over the next few days, the news circulating in the centers of power reached the ears of some journalists.

According to reporter Fakhr-ur-Rehman he was informed that General Pervaiz Musharraf who took over post of Chief Executive after taking power has decided to remove President Tarar and has decided to implement this plan. Health problems will be the basis for

It was this News that fell like a l-rock in the still waters and a series of telephone calls were made to the office of the President Spokesperson now Senator Irfan Siddiqui for confirmation.

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In this crowd of news activities in-centers of power also began to gain momentum. Senator Irfan Siddiqui's says that it was the first time that Tariq Aziz a special confidant of General Pervaiz Musharraf was summoned to the Presidency and asked to confirm the information coming out of the office of the Chief Executive. Gone

During the talks President made it clear to General Musharraf confidant that the approach taken by the military administration towards national affairs was not correct & would only add to the national issues. Tariq Aziz remained silent on the President talks and questions and took the position that he would be in a position to say something only after talking to General Musharraf in this regard.