India reacted sharply on Friday after the picture of Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan attending a rally organised by JuD chief and mastermind of Mumbai terror attack Hafiz Saeed surfaced.
Expressing rage over the photographs, India is issuing a strongly worded demarche to the Palestine government.
"We have seen reports in this regard . We are taking up the matter strongly with the Palestinian Ambassador in New Delhi and with the Palestinian authorities," the spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.
A photograph of Palestine's Pakistan envoy Waleed Abu Ali sharing a platform with JuD chief at a rally in Rawalpindi is doing the rounds on the social media.
Saeed is designated as a global terrorist by the UN and is accused as the mastermind of the Mumbai 26/11 attacks that claimed 166 lives.
The global terrorist carries a bounty of 10 million USD (approx . Rs 66 crore) and continues to exercise a lot of influence in religious circles.
He has recently been released from house arrest after a Pakistani court cited lack of evidence against him in Mumbai attack case.
India has protested against Pakistan time and again for 'harbouring a terrorist' like Saeed.
- - ANI