Surat, Nov 26: Expressing displeasure over the release of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday snubbed Pakistan for backing terrorism.
While addressing a gathering here, Jaitley said ” Hafiz Saeed was released by Pakistan just two days before the anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, The whole world is saying that a country which supports terrorism has no place in the global front”.
Agar unhone (Pakistan) aaj ke kand (26/11 attack) se 2 din pehle us apradhi (Hafiz saeed) ki rihayi ki hai, to puri duniya ek aawaz me bol rhi hai, ki aisa desh jo aatank ka samarthan karta hai, uske liye puri duniya ke parivaar me koi jagah nahi hai: FM Arun Jaitley in Surat pic.twitter.com/u0fQKCxp4L
— ANI (@ANI) November 26, 2017
Speaking about the Jammu and Kashmir, he stated the situation in the valley had improved. “Today, the situation is such that whoever becomes the commander of Lashkar knows he will not live more than two-three months.”
He said demonetisation helped in curbing violence.
The Finance minister also highlighted developmental activities being carried out in poll-bound Gujarat.