Qureshi avows pro­vi­sion of le­gal aid to Dr Aafia Sid­diqui

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MUL­TAN/ IS­LAM­ABAD: For­eign Min­is­ter Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thurs­day as­sured that le­gal aid would be pro­vided to Pak­istani neu­ro­sci­en­tist Dr Aafia Sid­diqui un­der US lock- down since the past decade.

Ad­dress­ing the me­dia in Mul­tan the Pak­istan Tehreek- e- In­saf leader re­vealed that he would be hold­ing a meet­ing with the de­tained Pak­istani cit­i­zen’s sis­ter, Dr Fauzia Sid­diqui in the com­ing week.

"What­ever as­sis­tance could be pro­vided to her while re­main­ing within the am­bit of law, it is my duty and I will do that," he added.

More­over, he also avowed that the dif­fi­cul­ties of the mother- ofthree in US’ cus­tody will be tried to put at ease by the govern­ment.

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