Every effort to be made for ensuring Aafia Siddiqui’s early release: Nisar

June 22, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Dr. Fouzia Siddiqui‚ sister of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui called on Interior Minister‚ Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday.

During the meeting‚ she briefed the Interior Minister about various steps relating to incarceration of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui in the United State for the last several years.

She narrated the efforts made by previous government to get her release from the prison‚ which failed to prove fruitful results. She requested the Minister for renewed efforts to secure her release. The Minister said that he would call a special meeting on this issue and assured Dr. Fouzia Siddiqui that all possible support and efforts for ensuring Dr. Aafia Siddiqui’s early release.