LONDON: Pakistan’s International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stated on Tuesday that Britain desires Pakistan to take again hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve overstayed their go to visa in the UK and haven’t any standing however can’t be despatched again to Pakistan and not using a correct treaty.
At a press convention in Pakistan Excessive Fee right here, the International Minister stated that the UK govt desires Pakistan to signal re-admission treaty in order that the over stayers and others residing illegally might be despatched again to Pakistan. Qureshi stated signing this treaty can be useful for these Pakistanis who apply for the go to however their visas are rejected as a result of Britain is cautious of visa candidates.
“We have now initiated dialogue on this. This may assist those that are real visa candidates. This may assist Pakistan extra,” stated Qureshi.
It’s understood that just about 4 million illegals at the moment dwell in the UK. Of those, greater than 30,000 are believed to be Pakistanis.
Qureshi stated that linked with the identical matter, he had mentioned with Sajid Javid, the Residence Secretary, the difficulty of former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The International Minister confirmed that there isn’t a extradition treaty at the moment between the UK and Pakistan and the difficulty of capital punishment has been the “largest impediment” between the 2 international locations. We have now discovered a means and that’s to amend the Pakistan Penal Code which can handle the issues of Britain, he stated.
He stated amending the PPC will assist Pakistan in searching for the extradition of individuals it desires
Answering a query, Qureshi stated he had no ambition to hunt every other function aside from what he already has when requested if he’s searching for to change into the prime minister or take over the Pakistan Thereek-e-Insaaf (PTI). “I’m content material with what I’ve. I learn about my place and I’m high quality with that.”
When requested concerning the alleged selective accountability by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB), Qureshi stated that it was as much as the NAB to make unbiased choices. He stated that the NAB was taking choices on benefit and out of presidency management.
Qureshi stated that he was disheartened that Pakistan cricket group misplaced to India however he added that the group captain didn’t hearken to the recommendation of Imran Khan.
Concerning the appointment of Ali Jahangir Siddiqui to convey investments to Pakistan, Qureshi stated that the PM had taken this determination to enhance investments.
“Siddiqui can be working and not using a wage and won’t price something to Pakistan. When reminded that his occasion had made allegations in opposition to him and termed his appointments beforehand as a nationwide safety menace,” he stated and distanced himself from the PTI official view in current previous and stated that he personally made no allegations in opposition to Siddiqui.