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Yousuf Ali Khan

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 167161, tabled on 11 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has made representations to his counterpart in Pakistan on the arrest of UK citizen, Mr Yousuf Ali Khan in that country on 13 February 2021.

Answered on

19 March 2021

The British High Commission in Islamabad is providing consular assistance to Mr Khan, and is in touch with his family, his lawyer and the Pakistani authorities about his detention. On 5 March our High Commissioner to Pakistan raised Mr Khan's case with the Government of Pakistan. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, consular staff in Pakistan are not currently conducting in-person visits to British Nationals in custody. However, our High Commission has requested consular telephone access to Mr Khan.