NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday censored Home Minister Rajnath Singh speech while he was addressing SAARC home minister’s meet in Islamabad.
During SAARC meetings, Media persons were not given permission to cover his speech. Not only Indian media, even Pakistan's private TV news channels were banned from telecasting Singh's speech.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called for extreme activity against terrorism and nations supporting it, saying terrorists should not be glorified as "martyrs".
"There is no good or bad terrorism. Terrorism is terrorism. There should be no glorification or eulogising of terrorists as martyrs," Singh said.
At SAARC Ministers Conference, home minister Rajnath Singh came face- to-face with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan for the first time on Thursday and the two leaders barely shook hands.
Even the lunch was skipped by both Rajnath Singh and Chaudhary Nisar at the meeting venue.
At the venue, when Rajnath Singh reached at the posh Serena Hotel in Islamabad, Khan received both the dignitaries. The two leaders barely touched their hands, not even a formal handshake, before Singh moved ahead to enter the meeting hall.