Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has constituted a four-member committee headed by Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar to look into the case of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the Prime Minister House said on Tuesday.

The Prime Minister took the decision in a meeting with Ramsey Clark, former Attorney General of USA and Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, the sister of Dr Afia, who called on him at the PM House here in Islamabad. 

Other members of the committee include ministers for law, interior and human rights.

The meeting discussed in detail the matters relating to Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is detained in the United States. 

The Prime Minister gave Dr Fauzia a very patient hearing and said he understood the agony of her family and assured her of all possible assistance, the Prime Minister House statement said.