June 2005 News

Brakes Likely On Rashid Visit

23 June 2005
The Indian Express

New Delhi: Following JKLF chief Yasin Malik's claim that Pakistan Information Minister Sheikh Rashid had hosted training camps for militants, India is unlikely to allow him to travel on the Muzaffarabad- Srinagar bus. Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal today said, 'The bus is not the proper means to travel to India for a dignitary like Rashid. Sheikh Rashid should maintain protocol if he intends to visit India.' The External Affairs Ministry, meanwhile, confirmed that Rashid's visa application.


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