November 25, 2009 11:55:02 am
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. Musharrafs 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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