Islamabad: Former Pakistani ambassador to the United States Syeda Abida Hussain said that Osama bin Laden used to support Nawaz Sharif and give him financial support.
The nuclear program was under the President’s supervision, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was unaware. My contact was with President Ghulam Ishaq Khan because he did not trust Nawaz Sharif.
In an interview, she said that Osama bin Laden supported Nawaz Sharif and provided him with financial support.
Furthermore, she said that in 1990, I was not made the ambassador to the United States by the Prime Minister. On the other hand, President Ghulam Ishaq Khan appoints me.
While President Ghulam Ishaq Khan said that it would take us 18 months to complete the nuclear program.
You have to keep the Americans busy for 18 months, and I did that.