Shah Mehmood Qureshi urges India to withdraw discriminatory citizenship act.


ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday stressed upon India to withdraw the discriminatory citizenship act.

Speaking to journalists in Islamabad, Shah Mehmood Qureshi reiterated that Pakistan will continue to raise its voice against this controversial act at every forum. He said the legislation is against the minorities especially the Muslims.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi also said that several organizations working for religious freedom have also expressed their reservations against the Indian legislation.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said India stands divided on the contentious legislation. Five Indian states including Delhi government have also refused to implement the new citizenship act.

He said India currently is facing constitutional crisis and the situation there is deteriorating. The situation that we used to see in occupied Kashmir is now prevalent in entire India.

The FM also lamented the use of force against the peaceful protesters raising voice...

To continue reading