The funeral prayer of former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf was performed in Malir Cantt, Karachi, after which he was laid to rest with full military honours.

Former Army Chief General (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa, and Gen (R) Ashfaq Parvez Kayani attended the prayer, among others.

On February 5, Musharraf passed away in Dubai.


Gen Musharraf’s body will be flown to Pakistan today

A day earlier, it was reported that Musharraf’s body would be repatriated to Pakistan today from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he passed away on Sunday.

Musharraf died at the age of 79 after a prolonged illness.

The Pakistani embassy in the UAE had issued a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the repatriation of Musharraf’s body to Pakistan at the request of his family.

According to reports, Musharraf’s mortal remains were to be flown to his homeland at 11:30 am, Pakistan time. However, there has been a delay and the special jet will leave for Pakistan in the afternoon.