Friday, January 23, 2009
No extradition treaty with India: PM LAHORE: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani ruled out hand over of any Pakistani to India, saying that we don’t have any extradition treaty with New Delhi.
Speaking to newsmen at the Lahore Airport on Friday, Prime Minister Gilani said Chief Minister of Indian Gujrat Narinder Modi endorsed our stance as saying that information cannot be termed evidence.
Premier Gilani said that Pakistan was determined to root out terrorism from the country.
He renewed the government policy that no Pakistani national would be handed over to any country, but added that accused would be tried here according to the law of land.
“Terrorism has no religion and country,” Prime Minister Gilani said.
To a question on country’s prevailing political situation, the Prime Minister said that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif would hold an important meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari.
“PML-N is an ally in Punjab, he said, adding that the alliance should remain intact. Prime Minister said that PML-N and PPP are two different parties with different viewpoints.