PORTLAND — The top Pakistani official in New England is due to meet with a South Portland man detained during an investigation into the attempted bombing of New York’s Times Square.

Barry Hoffman, Pakistan’s consul general in Boston, says today’s meeting will ensure Mohammad Shafiq Rahman is being treated well and understands his rights.

Rahman’s employer, Larry Adlerstein, says Rahman’s wife met with him for the first time Wednesday night, nearly a week after Rahman and two other Pakistanis from the Boston area were detained.

Investigators say the three are believed to have supplied funds to car-bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad but may not have known how the money would be used. For now, all three are held for administrative visa violations, not criminal violations.

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