PMLN observes black day against 1999 military coup

PESHAWAR:Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter observed October 12 as Black Day against the military coup by the then army chief Pervez Musharraf in 1999.

Addressing party workers here at his residence Senior leader of PML-N, Arbab Khizer Hayat Khan said that October 12 was a black day in the history of the country because it was the day when a dictator disgraced the parliament and Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Khizer paid tribute to the political forces which stood against the long dictatorial rule especially head of PML-N former prime minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, party leaders, office-bearers and workers and said on that day a dictator toppled the democratically elected government.