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Musharraf meets opposition leader Benazir Bhutto in Abu Dhabi: report

Islamabad, July 28, IRNA - President General Pervez Musharraf Friday met exiled opposition leader Benazir Bhutto in Abu Dhabii, the capital of the United Arab Emirate, the BBC Urdu reported in its website.

This was the first ever meeting between the two leaders in Musharraf's 8-year rule.

The meeting, lasted one hour, held at Khalifa Palace where President Musharraf is staying, according to the report.

President Musharraf was scheduled to arrive in Saudi Arabia but he first had a stopover at UAE, the BBC reported.

There had been no confirmation from the government and Benazir's Peoples Party.

Benazir Bhutto delayed meetings with party leaders in London and rushed to UAE, according to the report.

Spokesperson of the party Sherry Rehman says she can not say anything about private engagements of Benazir Bhutto.

However she said Benazir will chair a party meeting in London on Saturday.

Report suggests that governor Sindh province Dr Ishrat ul Ebad also accompanied President Musharraf.

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