Outside Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi talked about Aasia Bibi, as of late liberated from jail following the toppling of her disrespect conviction by the Supreme Court, in a telephone call with his Canadian partner on Monday, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal affirmed on Tuesday.
“[The] Canadian FM acknowledged [the] Supreme Court’s gallant choice and [the] Prime Minister’s sure discourse,” the tweet included.
In a second tweet, the FO representative included: “FM Qureshi said that Aasia Bibi is our national and Pakistan completely regards her lawful rights”.
The affirmation of talks between the two governments on the issue came after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said his administration was conversing with Pakistan over conceivably offering refuge to Aasia Bibi.
“We are in dialogs with the Pakistani government,” Trudeau had said in a meeting to AFP in Paris, where he was going to a harmony gathering sorted out by French President Emmanuel Macron.
“There is a sensitive residential setting that we regard which is the reason I would prefer not to say any more in regards to that, yet I will remind individuals Canada is an inviting nation,” he said.
Aasia Bibi has been ‘taken under assurance’ by the Pakistani state after the upsetting of her conviction provoked a flood of dissents by religio-political gatherings.
After her discharge from jail, she has been traveled to a “protected place”. A few governments have offered to allow her family refuge.
Her better half has bid specifically to Britain, Canada and the United States, asserting that Aasia Bibi’s life would be in threat as long as she lives in Pakistan.
FM Qureshi meets with Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s sister, talk about conceivable courses forward for her “repatriation”
FM Qureshi additionally met Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s sister on Tuesday in Islamabad and educated her about the administration’s endeavors with respect to her sister’s case, Radio Pakistan revealed.
Dr Aafia was indicted in 2010 on charges of endeavored murder and attack of United States work force and is serving a 86-year sentence at the Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a US government jail for female detainees of all security levels with uncommon therapeutic and emotional wellness needs.
In a tweet shared on Tuesday, FM Qureshi said that he had asked the Pakistani Consul General in Houston to look for standard consular visits and to “guarantee Dr [Aafia] Siddiqui’s prosperity in accordance with her legitimate and human rights”.