KABUL/LAHORE: Ali Haider Gilani, son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, was freed from kidnappers by US and Afghan forces during a counter-terror raid in eastern Afghanistan.
A special aircraft carrying Ali Haider Gilani landed in Lahore on Wednesday after he was handed over to Pakistani officials in Kabul.
Before departing for Lahore in a special aircraft sent by Pakistani government, Ali Haider said, “I am looking forward to being reunited with my family”.
Hundreds of supporters gathered outside the Gilani residence in Lahore to welcome the 30-year-old. Rose petals were showered on the car carrying Ali Haider, who stepped out and waved to supporters.