Hameed Gul, Qureshi discuss US move regarding ISIDecember 5th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.5 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met former ISI Director General Lt. General Hameed Gul on Thursday, and is reported to have assured him that the government would seriously look into the issue of Washingtons move to include the names of ex-ISI officials in the list of international terrorist through UNs Security Council.
The News quoted a source as saying that both Qureshi and Gul discussed the idea of convening an immediate session of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) where Russia and China should be invited as observers to discuss the challenges confronting Pakistan, including the latest anti-Pakistan and anti-ISI campaign launched by India.
Gul said that he had suggested to the foreign minister that such a diplomatic initiative on behalf of Pakistan would help neutralize the atmosphere in favour of Pakistan.
Gul said he told the minister that it is the prime responsibility of the government to defend its individuals as well as the institutions from foreign powers inimical to its interests. (ANI)
Tags: atmosphere, challenges, diplomatic initiative, director general, favour, foreign minister, hameed gul, institutions, isi, islamabad, lt general, mahmood qureshi, mumbai terror attack, observers, organisation of islamic countries, pakistan, prime responsibility, russia, security council, shah mahmood, terrorist