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Aafia Siddiqui complains of mistreatment by US authorities: FO spokesperson

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said Pakistani consul general in the USA held a meeting with incarcerated Dr Aafia Siddiqui on May 23 where she complained of the mistreatment by US authorities. "Pakistan has raised this issue with the concerned US quarters asking them to investigate the matter and address the complaints. Dr Aafia Siddiqui also handed over a letter to the Consul General to be delivered to her mother," he said while addressing weekly news briefing in Islamabad. The…

Pakistan aware of India’s anti-CPEC cell, says foreign office

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said on Thursday that Indian officials' statements about Pakistan China Economic Corridor (CPEC) are evident of an active cell established to sabotage the CPEC.  In a weekly briefing, the spokesperson said that the Indian officials' statements against the CPEC pose a threat to the regional peace. However, Pakistan is capable of giving befitting response to any hostile campaign, he maintained. The CPEC is to bring economical prosperity in the region, he…

PM Nawaz to depart to China on Friday, tells FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan said Thursday that the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will depart to China on Friday, while both the friendly states will sign Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) pertaining to different agreements during the visit, ARY News reported.