Foreign Office terms story about committee misleading

Islamabad, November 23, 2016 (PPI-OT):In response to a query, the Spokesperson said that the lead story published by daily Dawn, today (23 November 2016) ‘New Committee to hammer out India Policy’ creates a misleading impression.

Mr. Sartaj Aziz, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs had informed the Senate yesterday, in response to a recommendation by the “Committee of the Whole” of the Senate, that a Committee, chaired by the Secretary, Foreign Affairs and including the representatives of the concerned Ministries and Departments would “regularly brief the Standing Committees on Defence and Foreign Affairs.”

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