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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    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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