PM Nawaz directs interior ministry to probe BBC report on MQM


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday directed the Interior Ministry to thoroughly investigate the claims made in the BBC report pertaining to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) receiving funding from India, and sought an early report in this regard.


Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on National Security and Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi met the premier at the Prime Minister House today.

During the meeting, the premier was apprised about the details of the BBC report. Nisar shared initial details of the report with the PM and said concerned departments of the Interior Ministry have been directed to investigate the matter.

According to official sources, the matter was discussed in detail during the meeting.