ISLAMABAD: International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the difficulty of the discharge of Dr Aafia Siddiqui throughout his latest go to to the US, reported ARY Information.
The international minister’s written response on the matter was offered throughout a session of the Nationwide Meeting with its deputy speaker Qasim Suri within the chair at this time.
He acknowledged in his reply that Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s sister had met him forward of the prime minister’s US journey.
Qureshi stated the prime minister raised the matter of Ms Siddiqui’s launch throughout his go to to the US.
He stated the incumbent authorities is totally aware of the matter and making efforts to convey her again residence.
Final month, Prime Minister Imran Khan, responding to a query about Dr Shakil Afridi throughout an interview with Fox Information in Washington, had stated Pakistan can negotiate his launch if the US is keen to launch Aafia Siddiqui.
‘The way in which it (the Abbottabad Operation) was completed it actually embarrassed Pakistan at a time once we have been an ally with the US in warfare on terror.”
“We even have somebody in US jail, a frail girl referred to as Afia Siddiqui and we may negotiate his launch,” the prime minister stated.