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POST TIME: 20 May, 2019 10:37:41 PM
Bangladesh stops issuing visas to Pakistanis: Official
Independent Online Desk

Bangladesh stops issuing visas to Pakistanis: Official

Amid the escalating diplomatic row between the two countries, the Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad has stopped issuing visas to Pakistanis, said an official on Monday.

The decision was taken as a visa extension application submitted by Bangladesh diplomat Muhammad Iqbal Hossain, Counsellor (Press) at Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad remained pending for over four months.

Iqbal submitted the application to Pakistan's Home Ministry in January last but there has been no positive response so far, the official added. UNB

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