Terror attacks in Pakistan backed by India, Qureshi tells UN General Assembly

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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday told the UN General Assembly that India was actively involved in the terrorist attacks in Pakistan by providing financial assistance to the extremists.

“Kulbhushan Yadav, on the behest of the Indian government, planned terror attacks inside Pakistan,” Qureshi said while addressing the representatives of the United Nations’ 195 member states during the UNGA’s 73rd session.

          Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Sunday said the helicopter he was travelling on never trespassed through India’s airspace.Haider was travelling to offer condolences on the demise of an acquaintance when his white civil helicopter was shot at from an Indian checkpost. It is mandatory for Pakistan and India to inform each other beforehand the movement of military aircrafts. The procedure, however, is not a prerequisite for the movement of civil helicopters.The AJK premier said India overplayed the incident as the helicopter remained atop Pakistan’s airspace the whole time.“It wasn’t a gunship but a private helicopter carrying me and my ministers and India created a drama out of it,” he said.

       Supreme Court Lahore registry has summoned affidavit regarding completion of Ali Imran’s plaza

The ruling party is in a state of confusion on the question of appointing Shehbaz Sharif, the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, as head of the key Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as the premier on Friday deferred a decision on the issue till the return of Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi from abroad.