Senate unanimously passes resolution for Dr Afia’s repatriation

ISLAMABAD: Senate Thursday unanimously passed a resolution urging the government to take concrete measures for repatriation of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is incarcerated in United States for the last 16 years.

The resolution, moved by Senator Talha Mahmood, expressed serious concerns over continues detention of Dr Aafia Siddiqi in the United States. It appreciated the efforts of the Parliament and parliamentary committee for repatriation of Dr Afia.

The resolution asked the government to take up the matter with the United States government to bring Aafia Siddiqui back to home.