Look: When former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf met UAE Rulers, attended cricket match in Abu Dhabi

The former leader had also been residing in Dubai since 2016

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Published: Sun 5 Feb 2023, 1:41 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Feb 2023, 3:27 PM

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf passed away in the early hours of Sunday. He was hospitalised earlier in Dubai due to a rare illness.

The former leader shared ties with the UAE, visiting the country often. He was also residing in Dubai since 2016.


Take a look at his developing relationship with the country over the years:

Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf addresses prominent members of the UAE's Pakistani community in Abu Dhabi in 1999. Photo: AFP
Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf addresses prominent members of the UAE's Pakistani community in Abu Dhabi in 1999. Photo: AFP
On June 10, 2002,  the former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf (L) meets UAE's founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan during a meeting in Abu Dhabi.
On June 10, 2002, the former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf (L) meets UAE's founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan during a meeting in Abu Dhabi.
Musharraf addresses a press conference in Abu Dhabi in June, 2002. (Photo: AFP)
Musharraf addresses a press conference in Abu Dhabi in June, 2002. (Photo: AFP)
Late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan (R) welcomes Pervez Musharraf to Abu Dhabi on June 4, 2005. After the former's demise, Musharraf said, 'The government and people of Pakistan have lost a great friend, who is always committed to strengthening of relations between the two countries and has been showing great interest in developing the social sector in Pakistan.' Photo: Wam
Late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan (R) welcomes Pervez Musharraf to Abu Dhabi on June 4, 2005. After the former's demise, Musharraf said, "The government and people of Pakistan have lost a great friend, who is always committed to strengthening of relations between the two countries and has been showing great interest in developing the social sector in Pakistan." Photo: Wam
Pervez Musharraf attends a cricket match between India and Pakistan at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on April 18, 2006. (Photo: AFP)
Pervez Musharraf attends a cricket match between India and Pakistan at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on April 18, 2006. (Photo: AFP)
Pervez Musharraf and UAE's Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan (Up-R) attend cricket matches between India and Pakistan at the Zayad Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Photo: AFP
Pervez Musharraf and UAE's Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan (Up-R) attend cricket matches between India and Pakistan at the Zayad Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Photo: AFP
Pervez Musharraf (R) welcomes His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to Islamabad on May 30, 2006. Photo: AFP
Pervez Musharraf (R) welcomes His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to Islamabad on May 30, 2006. Photo: AFP
Pervez Musharraf (L) received a gift from former UAE President, late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on January 24, 2007. Photo: Wam
Pervez Musharraf (L) received a gift from former UAE President, late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on January 24, 2007. Photo: Wam
Pakistan's military leader Pervez Musharraf addresses media at his residence in Dubai before his departure to Karachi on March 24, 2013. Photo: AFP
Pakistan's military leader Pervez Musharraf addresses media at his residence in Dubai before his departure to Karachi on March 24, 2013. Photo: AFP
The former Pakistani President offers his condolences to His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah on the death of Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.
The former Pakistani President offers his condolences to His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah on the death of Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.

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