High-level team to visit Palestine

May 20 2005

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Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Thursday that President Pervez Musharraf had accepted a request by Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas to send a high-level delegation of intellectuals to Palestine. The visiting delegation would also include ulema, he said and added the Palestinian leader had made the request during his meeting with President Musharraf. The proposed delegation would visit Palestine and Bait-ul-Maqdas, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said.—APP