President Pervez Musharraf enjoys public majority support, said Iftihar Murshed, Pakistani Ambassador to Russia, as he was commenting anti-presidential risings in several cities. The President had seven conferences with leaders of political parties, student leagues and religious organisations to inform them about governmental stances on US-British anti-terror action in Afghanistan. The conferees offered support to the head of state. Extremists alone are against the action--and they account for a mere 10% of the Pakistani population, or 15%, at most, reassured the diplomat.
Russia will complete the operation of the Soyuz booster rocket already in 2019. It goes about the booster, which Russia currently uses for manned space flights to the International Space Station