Pakistan foreign office denies Dawood’s presence in country

Islamabad, Aug 28: India's most wanted terrorist and 1993 Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim is not in Pakistan, Foreign office spokesperson said.

"Our consistent position on Dawood Ibrahim has been that he is not in Pakistan," FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah was quoted as saying at a weekly media briefing on Thursday.

Pak denies Dawood’s presence

Pakistan's claim has come when India prepared dossiers about Dawood's presence in the country. A Pakistani journalist has also claimed meeting him in Karachi twice.

According to Pakistani media some of the addresses mentioned in the dossier prepared by India, found to be incorrect, Dawn online reported.

The information about the residences in Pakistan, including one bought near the house of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of late former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, in Karachi two years ago is contained in the dossier.
The dossier was to be handed over to Pakistan's NSA Sartaj Aziz in NSA-level talks in New Delhi which was called off by the Pakistan.

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Answering a question about the possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of UN General Assembly meeting in New York next month, he said no such proposal was under consideration.

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