TEXAS: Pakistan consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqi on Wednesday visited the FMC Carswell detention centre in Fort Worth, Texas where she met with detained Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

Aisha Farooqi rejected all rumors about the health of Aafia Siddiqui after the meeting which lasted for two hours and said that she is healthy and well.

Pakistan consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqi also informed that it was her fourth meeting with Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the past 14 months.

Dr Aafia Siddiqui is a Pakistani neuroscientist, who in 2010 was convicted of seven counts of attempted murder and assault of US personnel and is serving her 86-year sentence at the Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas.