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Musharraf on Facebook,for youth connect

Facebook has a new member — former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf,who has signed up to 'connect' with the youth of his country.

Social networking website Facebook has a new member — former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf,who has signed up to “connect” with the youth of his country. Musharraf’s page,which was created a month ago but made public recently,already has over 27,000 fans.

The former military ruler,currently outside Pakistan,posted a video Monday night in which he gave the reason why he chose Facebook to interact with youth. “Welcome to my Facebook page,which I launched about one month back. I am extremely encouraged by the positive,enthusiastic response that I received. It is my pleasure to be interacting with all of you,” Musharraf said in the video message.

The page has little-known details about Musharraf like his favourite journals — India Today magazine ranks alongside Economist,Newsweek and Time. It also gives his favourite moves — westerns,World War II films and epics like Ben Hur,Lawrence Of Arabia. He lists ghazals and pre-Partition film songs as his favourite music and Noor Jehan,Mehdi Hasan,K L Saigal and Mukesh as his favourite singers.

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First published on: 25-11-2009 at 11:55:02 am
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