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Pakistani embassies in Europe barred from issuing visas to Afghans

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Acting over the acquisition of Pakistani visas by Afghan nationals through fake documents, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has barred all the Pakistani embassies in Europe from issuing visas to Afghan nationals, on Monday.

It has been stated in the order of the foreign ministry that no Afghan national should be issued a Pakistani visa until further orders, the official sources have said.

The instructions were issued to Pakistani embassies in the United Kingdom (UK), Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Austria, Switzerland, France, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Ireland and the Netherlands.