Pakistan expels Bangladeshi diplomat

Dhaka on Wednesday said Pakistan had asked Bangladesh to withdraw Rahman from its high commission in Islamabad within 48 hours in apparent retaliation for the expulsion of a Pakistani envoy who allegedly funded a suspected extremist on trial for espionage.“

Pakistan expels Bangladeshi diplomat

World Bulletin / News Desk

Senior Bangladeshi diplomat Moushumi Rahman who was commissioned at the Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad left the country Thursday morning after being declared persona non grata by the Pakistani government.

Rahman, who was a political counsellor and head of chancery in Islamabad left for Dhaka on Turkish Airlines flight TG711 via Istanbul, airport sources confirmed.

The Bangladesh foreign secretary did not offer any reason for Pakistan's decision to expel Moushumi Rahman.

Diplomatic sources in Islamabad told Dawn.com that Rahman indulged in 'anti-state activities in Pakistan' and that concerned security agencies continued to monitor her.

This is the first time that Pakistan has expelled a Bangladeshi diplomat.

source: Dawn.com

Last Mod: 07 Ocak 2016, 11:59
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