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Faiz's daughter did not have permission to attend media summit: Officials

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Moneeza Hashmi, the daughter of famous Pakistani Ahmed Faiz, was not allowed to attend a here as her visa, issued in February, was not meant for the event last week, official sources claimed today.

Seventy-two-year-old Hashmi had said in yesterday that Indian authorities denied her entry into the 15th Asia in even though she was invited to the meet as a

"She was issued a multiple entry visa earlier this year for participation at an event in February. It was not for last week's event. That is why she could not attend it," said a source.

The was among the hosts of the summit which took place between May 10 and 12.

Hashmi left for yesterday after she was barred from attending the summit, where representatives from nearly 40 countries delved on issues related to the

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 21:10 IST