Pak PM Sharif ‘heckled’ during his speech at USIP

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) here was “interrupted” by a Balochistan issue advocate.

The Baloch activist, who interrupted the Prime Minister’s speech, chanted “anti-Pakistan” and “free Balochistan” slogans.

“Free Balochistan” and “You are Bin Laden’s friend” slogans chanted from audience during Prime Minister Sharif’s address at USIP,” a commentator tweeted quoting the Baloch activist on USIP’s page.

“Someone from the crown yelled, ‘Stop War Crimes in Balochistan’; and ‘You are bin Laden friend’,” said another tweet.

In yet another tweet a commentator said, “PM Sharif paints a pic of Pakistan that’s free of terrorism, economically prospering and celebrates gender equality #”.

Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan was a responsible nuclear power, should be a part of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

“I have made sincere efforts to improve relations with India,” said Nawaz Sharif at USIP.