Staff at three consulates in Afghanistan reduced
Staff at three consulates in Afghanistan reduced

ISLAMABAD: Due to the disintegrating security circumstance in Afghanistan, Pakistan has chosen to lessen its staff at its three departments in Afghanistan and briefly suspended a portion of their tasks.

The offices in Mazar-I-Sharif, Kandahar and Herat will, nonetheless, keep on handling on the web visa applications and capacity with a base strength of staff.

Affirming the turn of events, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi revealed to Dawn that a large portion of the staff individuals from these departments had been approached to move to Kabul to guarantee their security. He denied the reports run by some TV directs and in web-based media that Pakistan had shut visa areas at its departments in Afghanistan, saying visa applications were at that point being prepared on the web.

Afterward, Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmed Khan through his authority web-based media account on Twitter likewise explained that there was no choice to suspend activities of Pakistan's offices in Afghanistan.

"Taking into account the security circumstance, the staff strength has been limited," said the minister. "Because of Covid-19 circumstance, in person visas are not being prepared and just on-line visas are being given," he tweeted.

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