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Geelani meets Pakistan high commissioner

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Srigar, March 9: Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Monday met Pakistan’s high commissioner in New Delhi, Hurriyat sources said. “Geelani met Abdul Basit at the Pakistan high commission,” a source in the Hurriyat group headed by Geelani told IANS here. The sources said the two discussed the political situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian foreign secretary’s just ended visit to Islamabad. “Geelani has been invited to Pakistan to attend the ‘Youm-e-Pakistan’ (Pakistan Day) celebrations on March 23,” the source said.

“More separatist leaders from Kashmir are likely to meet the high commissioner in the coming days,” the source added. Octogerian Geelani has been in Delhi for the last three months under medical advice. He has been advised to avoid the harsh winter of the Kashmir Valley. (IANS)

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