Pakistan reportedly raises concerns over Dr Aafia Siddiqui with top US officials: Sources

Pakistan reportedly raises concerns over Dr Aafia Siddiqui with top US officials: Sources
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ISLAMABAD - New developments have been reported in the case of Dr Aafia Siddiqui imprisonment in US jail.

As per the media report, Pakistani government has conveyed to Washington its concerns over the imprisonment and mistreatment of Dr Aafia Siddiqui .

The matter was taken up by Pakistani officials during an official visit by US envoy Alice Wells earlier this week.

Wells, the US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, was in Islamabad on Tuesday to follow up on Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's meetings with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meetings in Washington last month.

A government statement following Wells' visit said US-Pakistan bilateral agenda including the upcoming Geneva Conference and the Afghan peace process were discussed. There was no official statement by the Pakistani government on discussions regarding Dr Siddiqui.

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