No clue so far about two missing Indian clerics: Pakistan

Lahore: Pakistan immediately mentioned it has no clue up to now concerning the two Indian clerics, together with the 80-year-old head priest of New Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, who went lacking within the nation.

"No clue to the missing Indian priests has been found so far. However, we are pro-actively pursuing this case," International Workplace spokesperson Nafees Zakaria instructed PTI.

"We have asked all departments concerned to look into the matter," he mentioned, including the International Workplace yesterday obtained the request of the Indian authorities to hint the 2 lacking clerics.

Exterior Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj immediately mentioned the Indian authorities has taken up the matter with Pakistan. "We have taken up this matter with Government of Pakistan and requested them for an update on both the Indian nationals in Pakistan. Both are missing after they landed in Karachi airport," Swaraj tweeted.

Syed Asif Nizami and his nephew Nazim Nizami went lacking after they landed at Karachi airport. Syed Asif Nizami is the top priest of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah.

The 2 had gone to go to the well-known Daata Darbar shrine in Lahore and have been to catch a flight to Karachi on Wednesday. The clerics had gone to Karachi to satisfy their kin on March eight earlier than travelling to Lahore to go to the shrine.

A Federal Investigation Company official on the Lahore airport instructed PTI that they do not know concerning the lacking of the 2 clerics from the airport premises. "It is not clear whether they have gone with someone on their own or there is some other matter," he mentioned.

A senior Punjab police officer additionally expressed his division's ignorance about this matter saying: "Neither we have received any application about the missing Indian priests nor the federal government has asked us to look into this matter".

Exchanges between clerics of the Nizamuddin Dargah and the Daata Darbar are a part of an everyday custom.