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DATE=10/25/1999 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT TITLE=PAKISTAN GOVERNMENT (L) NUMBER=2-255463 BYLINE=AYAZ GUL DATELINE=ISLAMABAD INTERNET=YES CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: Pakistan's military rulers -- who seized power two weeks ago -- have given civilians a majority of the seats on the seven-member National Security Council that will run the country for the time being. As we hear from Ayaz Gul in Islamabad, civilians have also been appointed to three key cabinet posts. TEXT: Pakistan's military leader, General Pervez Musharraf, has named four civilians, including a woman, to the seven-member Council, which is likely to run the country until the military decides to hold elections. The military members of the Council are General Musharraf and Pakistan's air force and naval chiefs. Among those appointed to the Council are a constitutional expert (Sharifuddin Pirzada), the head of Pakistan's central bank (Muhammad Yaqub), a former civil servant (Imtiaz Sahibzada) and a prominent social worker of the country (Attiya Inayatullah - who also served in the last military regime of Zia ul- Haq). None of those named Monday held jobs in the former government of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Mr.Sharif has been in protective custody since his dismissal from power two weeks ago. The army is reportedly investigating him on suspicion of corruption. General Musharraf has also named three civilians as ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance and as Attorney General of Pakistan. (Foreign Minister Abdus Sattar - a former Foreign Secretary, Finance Minister Shaukat Aziz - a senior banker with the U-S Citibank concern) Since taking power, General Musharraf has promised to rebuild Pakistan's economy while cleaning up what he says is an extremely corrupt political system. The military leader is under international pressure to announce a time frame for the return of democracy to Pakistan. (SIGNED) NEB/AG/TVM/gm 25-Oct-1999 17:12 PM EDT (25-Oct-1999 2112 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .