"Tehmina Janjua" promises 10,000 Rohingya Muslims shelter in Pakistan

The foreign office immediately brushed off the tweets


News Desk August 28, 2017
PHOTO: FILE

A recent thread made rounds on social media catching the attention of the Pakistani Twitterati, including the Foreign Office. The said tweets came from the account of a "Tehmina Janjua", also Pakistan's foreign secretary, and promised 10,000 Rohingya Muslims shelter in Pakistan.

 

https://twitter.com/Tehmina_Janjua/status/901717436973572096

The thread also pressed the general public to come forward and adopt at least one Rohingya Muslim since many were soon to be taken in...

https://twitter.com/Tehmina_Janjua/status/901817443894493185

The tweets garnered responses from users like 'Support Kashmir' who appreciated the move and called it a humane act.

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Hours later, however, the foreign office came across the tweet and brushed it off with Nafees Zakaria posting a disclaimer saying Janjua did not maintain a Twitter account and, hence, all accounts in the Foreign Secretary's name should be considered fake.



He also stated that necessary action, against the fake account and the impersonator, will be taken.

COMMENTS (11)

FaFu | 4 years ago | Reply What if Rohigyas refugees come and the young are lured to join Taliban?
Sunil | 4 years ago | Reply Pakistan could not deal with Afghan refugees, how can they deal with Rohingyas refugees.
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