Pakistan embassy in Kabul restricts visa service

Kabul: Pakistan Embassy in Kabul Sunday restricted visa issuance to Afghans.

According to an embassy spokesperson, the step has been taken after harassment by a thuggish group outside the embassy.

The group takes bribe from people to grant them access to consular section, said the spokesperson.

The members of group are holding sticks in their hand and they are also supported by Afghan police who is not taking action against them.

The spokesperson further said that the embassy would now issue visas to senior persons, women, patients and businessmen only.

The complete visa service will be resumed after the police takes action against the group.