Pakistan’s request for consular access to Zaid Hamid is pending

09:38 PM | 3 Jul, 2015
Pakistan’s request for consular access to Zaid Hamid is pending
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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - The Foreign Office of Pakistan on Thursday said Saudi authorities have not denied consular access to Pakistani scholar Zaid Hamid. “Our request for consular access to him is under consideration.”

In his weekly press briefing, the FO spokesperson said Qazi M. Khalilullah said, “I have been constantly in touch with our Embassy in Saudi Arabia.

"Our Embassy has officially requested the host authorities to convey factual position in view of media reports about the sentence given to Mr. Hamid, provide consular access and intimate charges against him, he added." Response of the concerned authorities of Saudi Arabia is awaited.