LANDI KOTAL: In a goodwill gesture, the Pakistan embassy in Kabul has resumed issuing visa on medical grounds regardless of the closure of consular providers on account of harassment of Pakistani officers by Afghan intelligence companies, mentioned a press launch issued on Wednesday.
Nonetheless, the advisors part will stay closed. On Monday, the Pakistan Embassy introduced the closure of the visa part for an indefinite interval on account of safety issues.
The International Workplace on Sunday issued an announcement that mentioned Pakistani diplomats in Kabul have been being harassed. It had additionally summoned Afghan Cost d’Affaires to protest in opposition to the incident.
A Pakistan Embassy official on situation of anonymity informed The Specific Tribune that they closed the visa part after two incidents of harassment have been reported within the Afghan capital.
Scores of Afghan residents – notably Afghan college students, sufferers, and businessmen – have been affected by the closure. A supply mentioned every day 1,500 visas are issued to Afghan nationals.
The Afghan Consulate in Peshawar continues to be closed for the final three weeks over a land dispute between a Pakistani citizen and the Afghan authorities. The Supreme Court docket has dominated in favour of the Pakistani citizen and dismissed the Afghan authorities claims of possession.
Kabul has refused to simply accept the choice and claimed the property belongs to the Afghan National Bank.