To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) when Mr. Nazir Ahmed Qureshi, ref. TH/10238/89, is to be issued with a visa by the post in Islamabad; and if he will make a statement;(2) when Mrs. Azra Bibi, ref. GV/G100/8597, is to be issued with a visa by the post in Islamabad to join her husband in the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement.
In accordance with the guidelines on the handling of representations by Members of Parliament in immigration cases, issued to Members on 14 December 1988, I have referred these questions to the correspondence unit of the migration and visa department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The hon. Member will receive replies from the unit as soon as possible.