Pakistan declares an Indian High Commission official as persona non-grata, asks him to leave country

Foreign Office said in a statement that the decision was conveyed to Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale who was summoned to foreign ministry.

By: PTI | Islamabad | Updated: October 28, 2016 5:06 pm
india Pakistan, Indian High Commission in pakistan, Pak spy caught, kashmir unrest, india news The Indian High Commission has been asked to make urgent necessary arrangements for Singh and his family to leave Pakistan by October 29.

In a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan on Thursday declared an Indian High Commission official as persona non-grata and asked him to leave the country within 48 hours.

Foreign Office said in a statement that the decision was conveyed to Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale who was summoned to foreign ministry.

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“The Foreign Secretary (Aizaz Chaudhry) summoned the Indian High Commissioner today and conveyed the decision of the Government of Pakistan to declare Surjeet Singh, an official of the Indian High Commission, as persona non-grata,” the statement said.

The Foreign Secretary expressed deep concern over the activities of the Indian official that were in violation of the Vienna Convention and the established diplomatic norms, it said.

The Indian High Commission has been asked to make urgent necessary arrangements for Singh and his family to leave Pakistan by October 29.

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Earlier today, India declared a Pakistan High Commission staffer in New Delhi as persona non-grata for espionage activities after he was caught by Delhi Police with sensitive defence documents including deployment details of BSF along the Indo-Pak border.

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First Published on: October 27, 2016 10:52 pm
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    Tony
    Oct 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm
    Cut off diplomatic relation with "Papistan" completely.
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      USA is
      Oct 27, 2016 at 11:27 pm
      Hey maybe you guys should try looking at this lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;wwwcoat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/issue47/articles/a13t;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Its a real eye opener....and guess what its not written by a stani :-)
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        USA is
        Oct 27, 2016 at 11:49 pm
        Very mature approach....its like cutting the tongue of a blind man along with his ears. Really makes sense.....to much hatred in the express are you guys all extremist or something?
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          USA is
          Oct 27, 2016 at 11:26 pm
          try this guys wwwcoat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/issue47/articles/a13.htm
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            Pissgt;Ongt;Brahmans
            Oct 28, 2016 at 12:05 am
            I believe FDI is not a very accurate guage for development. Actually data on with Wikipedia says FDI received by India is 20th while stan is 65th rank. Secondly, if development is to be compared then better to use Human Development Index.
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              Pissgt;Ongt;Brahmans
              Oct 28, 2016 at 12:12 am
              In india the saying goes "dont pelt stones if your own house is made of gl" Malaysia complaining of Indian human rights when they literally decimated their own tribal potion. China complaining o lf Indian human rights violations when the most internet is banned in China and the state media listed the Dalai Lama is terrorist. If you tell any Chinese person that dalai lama received nobel prize is a news for them. Bottom line dont pelt stones if your house is made of gl.
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                alam
                Oct 27, 2016 at 6:50 pm
                Stop train to stan.lt;br/gt;Stop bus to stan.lt;br/gt;Stop trade with stan.lt;br/gt;Stop Water supply to stan.lt;br/gt;Stop electric supply to stanlt;br/gt;Stop visa issuance to stan.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Then see the result..........lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;But why govt is not stopping these majorities of we Indians doesn't know.
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                  avd
                  Oct 27, 2016 at 10:42 pm
                  One may or may not say whether Narendra Modi,PM succeeded in Bringing back black moneys fromSwiss Bank/Abroad ,Improved our economy,given more employments to our youths as promised or cleaned GANGA. BUT all of us will agree in one voice that he has succeeded in isolating stan from other Nations particularly Muslims countries like Iran,Saudi Arabia,Afghanistan and UAE which used to support stan over Kashmir issue . Now no one supports it over Kashmir issue except Terrorists Groups stationed in stan.Even USA has started keeping distance with it and China started trapping it with China-stan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project like East India Company.Hats off to Narendra Modi for same.
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                    avd
                    Oct 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm
                    It is very true since Modi Govt came to power our relation with stan is at very low level He made stan isolated from world bodies from UN to SAARC and world look at it as terrorist state which is heaven and home for Terrorists as Osma Bin Laden was allowed to stay in stan till he was Killed by USA Navy in 2011.
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                      Arvind
                      Oct 27, 2016 at 7:23 pm
                      -for Tan eye for an eye.So it is expected move from stan.It is difficult to maintain a good relation with stan as it has no true democracy but stan Army/ISI rules it through dummy Democratic Govt.
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                        count
                        Oct 27, 2016 at 11:06 pm
                        It is expected, Pak is not a mature country and will not in future.
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                          PS Azurite
                          Oct 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm
                          The old dramas are repeating after decade of silence from both these countries
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                            harith
                            Oct 27, 2016 at 8:59 pm
                            water stopping (if feasible) will have great impact practically; remaining are symbolic
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                              RAMUCKER
                              Oct 27, 2016 at 8:23 pm
                              Any nation planning attacks on school children police cadets paying agents to disrupt its econmic development committing human rights violation towards its own people is a evil regime. This is how hitler started...dia people cannot see that its not stan that has become isolated but India. India is an evil regime and the biggest terrorist are the BJP and SS. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;INDIA HAS BECOME EVIL AND BECAUSE ITS PEOPLE WANT A WAR YOU WILL GET A WAR BUT DONT CRY WHEN ALL YOU RAMUCKERS GET KILLED.
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                                RAMUCKER
                                Oct 27, 2016 at 8:29 pm
                                INdia being lead by a crazy man has become crazy.
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                                  RAMUCKER
                                  Oct 27, 2016 at 8:28 pm
                                  Indians are so dmub they cannot tell that they are being pla and lead by a evil man....modi will go down in history as a evil man and will join the list of hitler starlin and Mussolini..the people just cant see it yet but i swear mark my words he will...dia will be bought down by the world..lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Russia - no longer friends with indialt;br/gt;China - Hates India lt;br/gt;Isreal - your so called friends that helped you during 1965 and 1971 war by supplying weapons and helped you from destruction no longer call you their all weather friend. lt;br/gt;Middle east - Most Arabs are muslim nations acknowledge the human rights violations in Kashmir and are not happy. lt;br/gt;UK- has distance itself from India lt;br/gt;The only country you have onside is a country that is selling weapons and that is all...even they are on stan side....lt;br/gt;#lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;So who is isolated?
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                                    js
                                    Oct 27, 2016 at 6:34 pm
                                    Modi and his team is only barking,time has come to bite.If you Modi and team has and any teaths left in your big mouth,break all ties with stan. Have some ball for GOD sake,stop playing politics for some time and walk the talk.You politician can create a hype for now and do vote bank politics,but this wont last long.
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                                      Kejriwal Fan
                                      Oct 27, 2016 at 5:32 pm
                                      This is complete failure of the Modi Government. International Diplomacy is not a joke. Modi has lost it completely on this front. The control of MEA must be immediately handed over to a clean Delhi government, under the able guidance of Arvind Kejriwalji.
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                                        mathimathi
                                        Oct 27, 2016 at 6:04 pm
                                        vice versa to feku activities.
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                                          Mohandas M.S
                                          Oct 27, 2016 at 5:58 pm
                                          Big jokes dear kejri fanlt;br/gt;Kejri's mosquitoe bites everywherelt;br/gt;Now days!
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                                            Sunil
                                            Oct 27, 2016 at 7:33 pm
                                            Nothing to do with it being a democracy or not. More to do with Satan being created out of hate for Hindus. We can never have any kind of a relationship with them.
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