PR No. 205 FOREIGN OFFICE REBUTS BASELESS STORIES AGAINST SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRIME MINISTER ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS Islamabad: April 24, 2017
A section of the media has been running baseless stories about Mr. Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs (SAPM), alleging that he has left the country.
The SAPM, Mr. Fatemi, is in the Foreign Office performing his official duties. Irresponsible and malicious allegations by an anchor of an electronic media is not only a serious attack on the person of Mr. Fatemi, a high office holder, but also this Ministry, which deals with the matters related to relations with foreign countries.
The Ministry has taken a serious view of the malicious propaganda against the person of a Minister and reserves the right to take legal action against those involved.