India welcomes revoking of emergency in Pakistan

December 15th, 2007 - 11:29 pm ICT by admin  

Raipur, Dec 15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday welcomed the revoking of emergency in Pakistan by President Pervez Musharraf.
“It is a welcome decision by the President of Pakistan”, Mukherjee told reporters here at the sidelines of a public function.
“But this is an internal matter of Pakistan and India’s stand is not to comment on others’ internal matters”, he added.
Earlier in the day, Musharraf issued a presidential order to lift the emergency and restore the Constitution.
The fundamental rights of people have been restored with the lifting of emergency, which was declared on November 3.
The emergency remained in the country for 42 days. The 1973 Constitution has been restored with some amendments. (ANI)

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