‘Pakistan is deeply saddened over the hanging’ the Pakistan Government

pakistan-nizami_5626In its reaction over Nizami execution, the Pakistan Government on Wednesday (today) said, ‘Pakistan is deeply saddened over the hanging of the Ameer of Jamat-e-Islami Bangladesh, Moti-ur-Rehman Nizami.’

‘His only sin was upholding the constitution and laws of Pakistan,’ a press release, published on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website of Pakistan, said today.

Pakistan resolution concerning Nizami is available, in its native Urdu language, in its parliament’s official website. The statement is available in Pakistan foreign ministry’s website.

Pakistan’s Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanvir Hussain moved the resolution at the parliament today, reports Radio Pakistan. The resolution was unanimously passed.

On points of order, Sahibzada Tariqullah, Shaista Pervaiz and Shah Mahmood Qureshi condemned the execution of Nizami, who was hanged for war crimes yesterday.

They said the execution was a violation of agreement signed among Bangladesh, India and Pakistan in 1974. They were of the view that the execution is a judicial murder and violation of human rights.
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