In a letter obtained by the Associated Press in Uzbekistan, ISIS leader Moawiya Uzbekistani has said that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Afghanistan, declares their opposition regarding the appointment of a Pakistani national, Sheikh Aslam Farooqi, as the new leader of the group in Afghanistan. He said that, the appointment of Farooqi is an attempt by the Pakistani military intelligence, Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) to defame the organisation. He also said “Even if this information is not true, then also we don’t accept it, because we all fight for Allah and his religion,” He has also warned regarding against “infidels, intelligence services and the deceitful” acting from “behind the scenes”.
Qatari Delegation Arrives in Lahore
A five-member delegation of Qatari Royals led by Qatari Emir’s secretary Abdul Hadi Mana Al Hajri has arrived at Punjab Capital city of Lahore, on an unannounced visit to Pakistan. The nature of the Qatari delegation is likely to discuss the Qatar crisis and the role of Qatari prince in Panama Papers probe. However, the Foreign Office has totally denied arranging such visit.