Citizens create uproar outside Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan

Published: June 9, 2019
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PHOTO: EXPRESS

PHOTO: EXPRESS

KABUL: A group of Afghan citizens created uproar outside the Pakistan High Commission in Kabul on Sunday over not being granted visas to visit Pakistan, Express News reported.

Gathered in protest outside the embassy in the Afghan capital, citizens demanded the ‘immediate’ issuance of visas to Pakistan.

Security personnel deputed outside the building controlled the ruckus and dispersed the crowd. The infrastructure of the embassy was not damaged and no reports have come in of the staff being harmed.

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After the incident, the Pakistani foreign ministry contacted its Afghan counterpart to ensure the safety of security personnel designated outside the premises.

Sources privy to the development revealed that the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan issues 2,000 visas on a daily basis.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Humza
    Jun 9, 2019 - 6:33PM

    Since so much Indian organized criminality comes from bases in Afghanistan, why doesn’t Pakistan shut down the embassy for a year or two to teach them a lesson on how to behave.Recommend

  • syed bashir ahmed
    Jun 10, 2019 - 11:19AM

    Beggars are not choosers. Recommend

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