ISLAMABAD: Regardless of assurances by the Afghan overseas ministry, Pakistani diplomats continued to be harassed by intelligence officers in Afghanistan even after Islamabad conveyed its issues to Kabul, sources instructed The News Observers on Tuesday.
After frequent reported instances of Pakistani diplomatic personnel’s harassment within the war-torn nation, the Pakistan Overseas Workplace on Sunday summoned the Afghan chargé d’affaires and conveyed severe issues over the security and safety of embassy workers in Kabul and its sub-missions.
Diplomatic sources mentioned that the visa part of the Pakistan embassy in Kabul remained closed for the third consecutive day which got here as an enormous blow for a lot of Afghans, a whole lot of whom apply day by day for permits to journey to Pakistan the place they search medical therapy, items and college educations.
Pakistan accused Afghan authorities for harassing its diplomats in Kabul for the previous few days.
“As for the personnel of Pakistan’s diplomatic Missions in Afghanistan, who’re being systematically harassed for the previous few days, our issues have already been conveyed to the Afghan authorities,” an announcement issued by the Overseas Workplace on Tuesday mentioned.
“We urge the Afghan authorities to take rapid steps to make sure security and safety of the personnel of Pakistan’s diplomatic Missions in Afghanistan,” it added.