Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai had said when the Prime Minister took up with Zardari the issue of action against 26/11 perpetrators and activities of LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan President suggested that further discussion on Saeed was required and since the Home Secretaries
of the two countries will be meeting shortly, the issue will be taken up that time.
Successive Home Secretaries
have refused permission, but in October last year Mr Justice Turner ruled that the then Home Secretary, Jack Straw, had failed to give justification for excluding Farrakhan from the country in 2000.
Farrakhan has been dubbed a "black racist", and successive Home Secretaries
have refused permission for him to enter Britain, but in October Mr Justice Turner ruled the then Home Secretary Jack Straw had failed to give justification.
THE question of when to free Jon Venables and Robert Thompson has been a major problem for three Home Secretaries
In the past, Home Secretaries
have expressed their displeasure at being obliged to arbitrate and have not favoured either side strongly.