Jamaat team meets Holbrooke, expresses concern over US embassy expansion

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Islamabad, Aug.19 (ANI): A Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) delegation met with US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke on Tuesday and conveyed the party's concerns over the expansion in the US embassy in Islamabad and the drone attacks, besides raising the issue of Dr Aafia Siddiqui's detention.

According to The News, the delegation comprising JI Secretary General Liaquat Baloch and Naib Ameer Dr Muhammad Kamal met the US special envoy at the US Embassy.

The JI delegation was invited by the US Embassy for the meeting, which continued for over 90 minutes.

The US envoy and over a dozen other officials were also present on the occasion.

The JI team also handed over a document to the US official containing their stance on US policies in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (ANI)

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