Kulbhushan not to be given to India: Sartaj


Zahid Chaudhary


One year has passed since the arrest of RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadav and Pakistan Friday emphatically ruled out the possibility of handing over the agent involved in sabotage activities in the country back to India.
The assurance to this effect was given by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz while responding to the queries of the members in the Senate, adding case has been prepared against Yadav and the process has been started to prosecute him in Pakistani courts.
A list questions has also been handed over to India to seek more information from them in the light of the statements of Kulbhushan Yadav, added Sartaj Aziz.
Sartaj Aziz said the purpose of sharing dossiers with the United Nations was aimed at proving the direct and indirect Indian intervention in Pakistan. He said our stance in this regard is also being acknowledged at the international level.
Kulbhushan Yadav was arrested last year in Balochistan on charges of spying and stoking terrorism and sectarianism in the country. It is also worth mentioning here that Pakistan has also submitted dossiers with the UN on the basis of the confessional statement of Kulbhushan Yadav.
There are also evidences that the Indian secret agency is using the Afghan soil to perpetrate acts of terrorism in Pakistan.
Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad told the House that road infrastructure projects including motorways are being constructed as per the international standards. He said that Islamabad-Lahore Motorway has also been repaired after 15 years.
On behalf of Minister of State for National Health Services, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad told the House that Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan has established different testing laboratories to ensure the quality of medicines. He said a new Federal Drugs Surveillance Laboratory has also been set up in the federal capital for the testing of medicines. He this laboratory will also serve as a centre for research and development in the field of medicines.
Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir HasilBizenjo told the House that the approved cost of the Gwadar Eastbay Expressway project is 14061 million rupees inclusive of 129 million rupees for the land acquisition. The project is expected to be completed by 2019.

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