Vice-speaker of the Parliament of Pakistan, Abdul ghafoor, Haidari, known for his Islamist views have not received a us visa, in connection with which his country was boycotting the summit under the auspices of the UN.
About it reports on Monday, February 13, the news Agency Reuters, citing parliamentary sources.
Remains not clear, whether it is a failure with the restrictions imposed by President trump, who issued a decree to temporarily prohibit the issuing of visas to citizens of seven Muslim countries – the decision which is being challenged in court today.
Haideri, leader of the Islamist party «Ulema-e-Islam Fazl», was to lead the delegation at inter-parliamentary meeting, which will be held in the headquarters of UN in new York.
After he was denied entry, the Pakistani delegation has decided not to go to new York with the whole team.
«While the US did not provide us with explanations, no American diplomat or the representative of the United States Congress will not pass the Senate of Pakistan, and none of our parliamentary delegation will arrive in America,» said choudhrie’s Arshad, Director of administration of the President of the upper house of Pakistan’s Parliament.