Govt regularly raises Dr Afia Siddiqui issue with US: FO

Govt regularly raises Dr Afia Siddiqui issue with US: FO
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The Government has been raising the issue of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui with the US authorities regularly.

In a statement today, the Foreign Office said that Pakistan’s Counsul General in Houston pays visits to Dr. Siddiqui, periodically, to inquire about her wellbeing and conveys her messages to Dr. Afia’s family if any.

It said that the issue of respecting the human and legal rights of Dr. Aafia Siqqiqui was also raised in the meeting with Ambassador Alice Wells yesterday and the US side has promised to look into our request.

It said the Foreign Minister will soon meet the sister of Dr. Aafia Siddique, Fauzia Siddiqui in Islamabad.

 

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