Pakistan’s consulate in Jalalabad to resume visa operations from Monday

07 Oct, 2018 6:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan’s consulate general in Jalalabad resumes its visa operations from Monday (tomorrow), after security assurance from Afghan government.

In a tweet on Sunday, Foreign Office spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal said that the Afghan government has assured to provide all necessary security to the consulate general.

He said that all visa applicants in Jalalabad and surrounding areas can now apply for visa with the consulate general from tomorrow. The consulate general in Jalalabad had been closed on 30th of August, this year due to security concerns.

“Pakistan’s Consulate General in Jalalabad which was closed on 30th August 2018 will resume its visa operations, after assurances by the Afghan government that all necessary and required security will be provided to the Consulate Generalz,” the FO spokesperson tweeted.

 

“All visa applicants in Jalalabad and surrounding areas within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General could now apply for visa with the Consulate General with effect from Monday 8th October 2018.”

 

Earlier, in August, Pakistan shut down its consulate in Jalalabad citing security concerns and ‘undue interference’ by the governor of Nangarhar province in its working.




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