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Jalsa Salana UK 2018: British MP calls Imran Khan "friend of the Taliban"

  • British parliamentarian and former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey calls Imran Khan "friend of the Taliban"
     "I think you can not be friends with the Taliban in Pakistan and come to Britain and pretend to be a liberal" British parliamentarian and former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey calls Imran Khan "friend of the Taliban"
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British MP and former Cabinet Minister Sir Ed Davey said: "I think you can not be friends with the Taliban in Pakistan and come to Britain and pretend to be a liberal, so today I call Prime Minister Imran Khan to promote tolerance and to open the door of freedom and human rights for all in Pakistan. "

British parliamentarian and former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey has challenged Pakistan's newly elected prime minister, Imran Khan, to reform the country's discriminatory law against religious minorities. 

He made the remarks while speaking at Jalsa Salana UK, the annual Ahmadiyya convention in the United Kingdom. Shortly before the closing speech of the Jalsa Salana UK 2018, speaking in front of the Caliph Mirza Masrur Ahmad, Sir Edward said: "My final message is a challenge for the new prime minister of Pakistan ... Prime Minister Imran Khan. responsibilities, now has the opportunity to reduce and end the persecution and discrimination against religious minorities in your country, not only the Ahmadiyya Muslims, but also Christians and people of faith of other groups. "

"I think you can not be friends with the Taliban in Pakistan and come to Britain and pretend to be a liberal, so today I call Prime Minister Imran Khan to promote tolerance and to open the door to freedom and human rights for everyone in Pakistan.

" Sir Edward is the Member of Parliament of Kingston & Surbiton and was Knighted by the Queen in 2016.