Six Pakistanis in Guantanamo prison

November 11th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Nov 11 (ANI): There are six Pakistani nationals lodged in the Guantanamo bay detention camp, the countrys Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi informed the National Assembly last evening.

Earlier, on October 31, the Foreign Office had stated that there were five Pakistanis in the US prison.

The foreign minister identified the six Pakistanis as Hafiz Qari Mohammed Saad Iqbal Madni (sent to Guantanamo in July 2002), Saifullah Paracha (Sept 2004), Abdul Rabbani Abd Al Rahim Abu Rahman (Sept 2004), Mohammad Ahmad Ghulam Rabbani (Sept 2004), Majid Khan (The State Department could not give the date when he was brought to Guantanamo bay) and Ammar Al Baluchi (Sept 2006), reported the Dawn.

Quereshi said that the government had been trying at political and diplomatic levels for early repatriation of the Pakistanis. (ANI)

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