Dr. Asif Mehmood, an American Democrat of Pakistani origin, met with US Vice President Kamala Harris, in which the political situation in Pakistan was discussed.
While talking to the media representative, Dr. Asif Mehmood confirmed the meeting with the US Vice President but refrained from going into the details of the conversation, only saying that ‘Vice President Kamala Harris has had a conversation’.
Two important sources have confirmed that the alleged human rights violations in Pakistan were discussed during the meeting of Dr. Asif Mehmood with the US Vice President in the state of California.
According to the sources, Dr. Asif Mehmood mentioned the cases and arrests of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders and workers during the meeting with the American Vice President and said that some leaders and workers have been subjected to torture.
Dr. Asif Mehmood told the US Vice President that freedom of expression has been banned in Pakistan and claimed that the opposition is not even allowed to demonstrate freely.
While talking about the judicial crisis during the meeting, Dr. Asif Mehmood told Kamala Harris that the government is reluctant to implement the decisions of the Chief Justice, due to which the concept of rule of law is fading.
Dr. Asif Mahmood told the Vice President of the United States that immediate elections are the only solution to the problems in Pakistan so that the political and economic crisis ends.
According to the sources, earlier Dr. Asif Mehmood, Brad Sherman, Todd Love, Eric Swalwell, Gregory Max, Roe Khanna, Senator Cortez Masto, Senator Jackie Rosen, Mike Levin and Linda Sanchez have also met with many members of Congress, while they Many of these Congress members spoke to PTI chief Imran Khan on telephone.
Sources say that it was Dr. Asif Mahmood who urged Brad Sherman, a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, to write a letter to the US Secretary of State Anthony Blanken and raise his voice for the alleged violations of human rights and the rule of law in Pakistan. Emphasize to them that democratic values should be given priority in Pakistani policy.
Brad Sherman has sent this letter few days ago, Brad Sherman claims that he did not write the letter in support of Imran Khan, but from the contents of the letter it is clear that cases against Imran Khan and senior leaders of PTI and What is their purpose by mentioning the judicial crisis?
Dr. Asif Mahmood is the first Pakistani-American to run for Congress.
Vice President Kamala Harris was also among those who endorsed Dr. Asif Mehmood, the main reason for this was that Dr. Asif supported him in the presidential election against Joe Biden, for which he came to Dr. Asif’s house and expressed his gratitude to him. what was
Dr. Asif Mahmood has also been very close to former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton herself organized an event for Dr. Asif Mahmood’s election campaign which was the first of its kind for any Pakistani American.