NA Committee expresses concern on execution of Pakistanis abroad
The Committee recommended Foreign Office to ensure the right to fair trial for all Pakistani citizens in overseas courts of law.
The Committee of National Assembly on Foreign Affairs has expressed its serious reservations on increasing number of executions of Pakistanis in foreign countries.
The meeting of the committee was held under the chairmanship of Awais Leghari in Islamabad on Monday.
The Committee recommended Foreign Office to ensure the right to fair trial for all Pakistani citizens facing legal proceedings in overseas courts of law.
Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz also briefed the Committee in detail about the ongoing reconciliation process between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The Committee was informed that there were 2.5 million Pakistanis without Machine Readable Passports in the world.
The members also showed deep concern over human right abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.