According to the Pakistani newspaper The Tribune, the US ambassador present in Pakistan has informed the government that according to the new rules, the citizens of Pakistan will no longer be granted visas for more than three months.
Washington, DC: The US government has decided that it will not give visa to Pakistani nationals for more than three months. Pakistani news channel ARY News has received this information from the US Embassy spokesman. Prior to this decision, the citizens of Pakistan were given a visa of five years from the United States.
According to the Pakistani newspaper 'The Tribune', the US ambassador present in Pakistan has informed the government that according to the new rules, the citizens of Pakistan will no longer be granted visas for more than three months. According to the new order, fees for Work Visas, Journalist Visas, Transfer Visas, Religious Visas have also been increased. The fees charged for the visa have been increased from 32 to 38 dollars.
Visa duration for Pakistani citizens has been reduced to three months from five years, reports ARY News quoting US Embassy spokesperson. pic.twitter.com/5Pq2ylghhf— ANI (@ANI) March 6, 2019
It is worth mentioning that the US President Donald Trump had described the terrorist attack of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir as a catastrophic situation. Trump had said that he is looking at the report of this matter and might take a big decision soon.
On February 14, a CRPF bus with 40 soldiers was bombed in a suicide attack by the Jaish in the district of Pulwama. Trump has said that it would be good to have India and Pakistan together against terrorism.
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Last Updated Mar 6, 2019, 11:53 AM IST