Cabinet approves signing European Convention for Dr Afia’s release

ISLAMABAD: A ray of hope for Dr Afia Siddiqui’s release has surfaced as the federal cabinet has approved signing European Convention, paving the way for extradition Siddiqi to Pakistan, media reports on Wednesday.

The cabinet met here today with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on chair.

More than sixty countries including US are signatories of the convention.

Addressing the meeting, the PM directed Interior Minister to make arrangements for the early return of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui.