Islamabad: Under attack for its inaction
in bringing to justice those involved in the 2008 Mumbai
terror attacks, Pakistan on Friday sought to turn the tables by
raising acts of "terrorist activities" in India.
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik today
expressed concern about "terrorist activities of Hindu
extremists" in India.
Malik made the remarks during a meeting here with
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Shahid Malik, who
briefed him on the latest developments with regard to the
proposal to send a commission to India to interview key
persons linked to the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Pakistan has stepped up pressure on India to update it
regarding the investigations following an alleged confession
by RSS leader Swami Aseemanand recently to a special court in
New Delhi about the involvement of Sangh activists in several
terror attacks, including the 2007 bombing of the Samjhauta
The attack on the Samjhauta Express killed nearly 70
people, including 42 Pakistani nationals.
The Minister said during today’s meeting that
Pakistan is prepared to send a commission India to cooperate
in the probe into the Mumbai attacks.
Both countries have to jointly fight terrorism, he
India is yet to respond to Pakistan’s proposal to
send the commission to interview Kasab, the lone surviving
attacker, and some key officials.