Commonwealth decides suspension of Pakistan
22 November, 2007
ISLAMABAD: Commonwealth has informally communicated to Pakistan authorities that the 53-member organization suspending Pakistan’s membership.
The luncheon meeting of the Commonwealth’s ministerial action group at Kampala in Uganda would recommend suspension of Pakistan due to proclamation of emergency in the country and suspension of human rights. The summit meeting tonight will endorse the decision.
Pakistan has also been informed that after the general elections in January next year a meeting of the Commonwealth ministerial action group will be convened to consider the situation in Pakistan and to review the decision about suspension of Pakistan from the organization.
It would be the third time that Pakistan being suspended from C’Wealth due to its internal situation.