Pakistan Chiefs of State 2001
SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
On 12 May 2000, Pakistan's Supreme Court unanimously validated the October
1999 coup and granted Lt. Gen. Pervez Musharraf executive and legislative
authority for three years from the date of the coup. On 20 May 2001, he declared
himself President and was sworn into that office. Musharraf acts as Pakistan's
Minister of Defense and Minister of Information, but he has not officially taken
up the posts.
NOTE: The information regarding Pakistan on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Pakistan Gov. Leaders 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Pakistan Gov. Leaders 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.