Release of Dr Aafia demanded

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Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has submitted a resolution in the Senate of Pakistan demanding government take effective steps for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui. According to a press release issued from Mansoora on Tuesday, the JI chief reminded the prime minister his promise he made for the release of Dr Aafia before coming into power. The resolution said the PTI government should take diplomatic measures to secure Aafia’s immediate release. The resolution pointed out the unrest among the people of Pakistan regarding the sentence of Dr Aafia. Meanwhile, a PML-N delegation comprising senior leaders Ahsan Iqbal, Saad Rafique, Ayaz Sadiq and Amir Muqam visited Mansoora to offer condolence on the demise of the mother of JI Emir.—INP
ctor Muhammad Ali in “Paristan”.—APP

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