Former President Pervez Musharraf has said the country is facing many challenges and conspiracies are being hatched against it. He said President Zardari appointed Salman Taseer as Governor Punjab in consultation with him. He was talking to journalists after condoling death of PML(Q) chief Ch Shujaat Hussain's mother in Lahore Thursday, Musharraf said Pakistan is facing serious challenges, however, he hoped that these would be tackled. As regards Lahore attack, former president strongly condemned Lahore attack and termed it a conspiracy to weaken the country. He said the government should improve training standard of law enforcing agencies so that they are prepared for any eventuality.