Pak Interior Minister says Davis came on diplomatic passport

February 22nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Brushing aside accusations that the Pakistan Government had changed Raymond Davis’ passport into diplomatic one, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the passport of Davis is in the custody of the Punjab Government.

Malik said that Foreign Office had not lost any record relating to Davis and if needed the record will be brought in light before everyone. Nothing will be kept hidden from the people, he added.

The Interior Minister said politics of allegations must be avoided in Raymond Davis issue, The News reports.

“The space corresponding to Purpose on the visa of Raymond Davis says ‘official business’ and he came to Pakistan on Diplomatic passport and the visa had been issued by Pakistan Embassy,” Malik said.

He said the issue of Davis has a bearing on Pakistan’s credibility and that all queries of the court in this connection will be appropriately answered and its decision honored. (ANI)

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