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Sharif directs interior ministry to probe BBC report

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Jun 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, June 25: Pakistan Prime Minister waz Sharif on Thursday directed the interior ministry to thoroughly investigate claims made in a BBC report about the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) receiving funding from India, and sought an early report.

Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan and special assistant to Sharif on tiol security and foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi met the premier at the Prime Minister’s House here, Dawn reported.

During the meeting, the premier was apprised about the details of the BBC report. Nisar shared initial details of the report with Sharif and said concerned departments of the interior ministry have been directed to investigate the matter. On Wednesday, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released a documentary, alleging that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities. (IANS)

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