Pakistan President's special envoy Zia Ispahani yesterday said his country has
apologized for the atrocities during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
President Gen Pervez Musharraf apologized when he visited Bangladesh. Our
former prime minister also did the same thing,” he said without elaborating.
a former ambassador of Pakistan, was talking to reporters after holding a
meeting with Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni at her office. He arrived in Dhaka
yesterday on a five-day visit.
said it is not the right time to initiate trial of the 1971 war criminals
involving the Pakistani Army, as there are many other issues of cooperation
between the two countries.
should not go into the issue at the moment because there are many other issues
on which we like to cooperate with Bangladesh,” he said when a reporter asked
about Pakistan's position on the present government's move to try the war
criminals as many Pakistan Army personnel were accused of committing war
if they will support the trial of war criminals, the special envoy of the
Pakistan President said, “I don't want to make any comment.”
appreciated the present government's idea of forming a regional anti-terrorism
taskforce as Pakistan is suffering from terrorist attacks.