Sunday, November 23, 2008

Enlightened Moderation

Enlightened moderation, which was proposed by former President Pervez
Musharraf , applies to all
spheres of life, but most importantly it applies to practicing Islam
moderately, as oppose to practicing fundamentalist version of
To think properly as to rationalize thoughts, be on the positive side of
life, to prefer optimism, and the theory is against extremism.
Musharraf explained his position in an opinion piece published in various
newspapers in 2004. His plan for enlightened moderation calls for the Muslim
world to eschew violence and Western powers to "seek to resolve all
political disputes with justice" and assist Muslim countries' development

President Musharraf leaves for London on one-week tour

Former President General (Retd.) Pervez Musharraf today left for London on
one-week tour.

Pervez Musharraf accompanied by his wife Begum Sehba Musharraf left from the
airport here for London by PIA flight PK-785. Following his resignation from
the president slot, this is his maiden tour abroad.

Sources said that the former president during his tour would address the
Cambridge University Students Union besides he would also be holding
meetings with the members of different think tanks. Pakistan High Commission
will provide full official protocol on his arrival at London

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