Minister of State for SAFRON and Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi visited Doha Central Jail where he interacted with Pakistani inmates.
Sharing a video that captures parts of his visit to the jail on his Twitter handle, he wrote: “Deeply touched & indebted to Prime Minister of Qatar for allowing me to visit Doha Central Jail & break bread with Pakistani inmates.”
“Emotional scenes at jail as first time anyone paid heed to suffering Pakistanis overseas. Video says it all about vision of @ImranKhanPTI.”
Shehryar Afridi was briefed by Director-General Public Security Major General Saad Bin Jassim Al Khulaifi on the facilities being provided to Pakistani inmates.
Later, he visited the cells of Pakistani inmates who informed him about their problems. The minister assured them of taking up their problems with Qatari authorities to seek their solutions.
The inmates were happy to see Shehryar Afridi among them and started to raise slogans of “Pakistan Zindabad and Imran Khan Zindabad”. They said their hopes and trust in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government was getting strengthened by each day passing. Shehryar Afridi also had lunch with the inmates at the Central Jail. Addressing the inmates, Shehryar Afridi said that redressal of grievances faced by the overseas Pakistanis was top priority of the PTI government.
Shehryar Afridi said the incumbent government will go to any extent to help resolve issues faced by overseas Pakistanis and ensure restoration of the sanctity of green passport.