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Zardari urges Holbrooke to repatriate Dr Aafia Siddiqui

Thursday, 18 Feb, 2010
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President Asif Ali Zardari meets US delegation led by Richard Holbrooke —APP Photo

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari requested the US government on Thursday to repatriate Dr Aafia Siddiqui to Pakistan.

During his meeting with US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, President Zardari requested that Aafia Siddiqui, currently convicted for attacking US soldiers, be repatriated to Pakistan under the Prisoner Exchange Agreement with the US. 

Zardari said that Pakistan aims to provide legal assistance to Siddiqui and that she has full support of the people and government of Pakistan. —DawnNews

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