London: Bangladesh has today (12 February 2019) strongly protested “objectionable comments” about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, father of the nation of Bangladesh on an official website of Pakistan, according to information reaching here.
Bangladesh Foreign ministry has summoned Shah Faisal Kakar, acting high commissioner of Pakistan in Dhaka, this afternoon and handed over a strongly worded protest note in this regard to the Pakistani envoy, ministry sources said.
Tareque Muhammad, director general, South Asia wing of Ministry of Foreign Affairs handed over the note. Replying to a questions by local newsmen Tareque Muhammad said, due to objectionable comments on Bangabandhu in the Pakistan website, Shah Faisal Kakar has been summoned and an official protest note was handed over to him. The Acting High Commissioner at that time said, he would send the protest of Bangladesh government to Islamabad. (Photo: Pakistan Acting High Commissioner in Bangladesh)
But while leaving the Foreign Ministry building the Pakistani Acting High Commissioner avoided the issue of summoning him to the Ministry. Instead, he told the newsmen that he had come to the Foreign Ministry to discuss with the Director General on different issues. According to the Foreign Ministry source, recently a Pakistani website (defence.pk) made objectionable comments which is basically maintained by the Pakistan government.