Haqqani calls on US attorney general


May 20, 2010

WASHINGTON: Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani met with US Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday.

The two officials had "extensive and useful discussion" about the rights of the Pakistani-American community and progress in Dr Aafia Siddiqui's case.

A Pakistan embassy spokesperson said that the US attorney general assured the diplomat in Washington that "there would be no discrimination, at any level, against the Pakistani-American community, which is very much part of the American society".

The spokesman added that ambassador Haqqani expects the meeting to yield positive outcomes in Dr Aafia Siddiqui's case as well.

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