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Surprise Musharraf visit

4 November 2012

Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf is on the island for a weekend break. He was invited by local businessman Saikoglu and is here with his wife.

Yesterday he was in Lefke and met with Shaykh Nazim. The Shayk,aged 90, is a Turkish Cypriot and is the leader of a Sufi sect. He is an internationally known religious leader and is still visited by hundreds of followers every week.