Dr Aafia Siddiqui Case: FM Qureshi meets Dr Fauzia at FO

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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met with Fauzia Siddiqui regarding the Dr Aafia Siddiqui case.

In the Dr Aafia Siddiqui case, her sister Dr Fauzia met with FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi. However, Dr Aafia is the Pakistani neuroscientist who is in US jail from over 10 years.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi tweeted about his meeting with Dr Fouzia Siddiqui. Here is his tweet:


FM Qureshi also apprised Dr Fouzia Siddiqui of the efforts undertaken in Dr Aafia Siddiqui case. Last week, he revealed that the government will make all diplomatic level efforts to bring Aafia back to Pakistan.

On June 7, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pakistan summoned a report from the Pakistan Embassy in Washington on Dr Aafia. The Pakistani government had raised the issue of “respecting the human and legal rights” of Dr Aafia with US Ambassador Alice Wells who visited Islamabad on November 7.

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