India bars Faiz’s daughter Moneeza to attend media summit


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Moneeza Hashmi, a daughter of renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz was not allowed by Indian authorities to attend the 15th Asia Media Summit in New Delhi.  

The organizers of the event, the Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development, had invited Ms. Hashmi to the meeting and requested her to speak at the event.

Moneeza Hashmi said despite the hostile attitude of the Indian government towards Pakistan, we will continue to welcome our Indian friends in events to be organized in Pakistan.