The federal authorities has restricted the motion of Afghan residents in Pakistan and excluded them from the checklist of nationals who’re provided visa on arrival, DawnNewsTV learnt on Thursday.
Federal Investigation Company (FIA) Director Immigration Asmatullah Junejo mentioned that these measures have been taken as a consequence of safety issues.
“All Afghan nationals who need to go to Pakistan must get hold of a visa from Pakistani consulates of their nation,” he mentioned, including that Afghan nationals must register themselves with the regulation enforcement companies within the nation.
The Afghan nationals can be given entry by “Kind C” at airports, Junejo mentioned. “Particulars of the visiting Afghan nationals can even be supplied to the related district cops and police stations,” he added.
In accordance with the brand new guidelines, a keep allow can be issued to visiting Afghan nationals following their registration and subsequently a journey allow can be issued after they submit their keep allow.
At the moment, Pakistan presents visa on arrival facility to residents of 24 international locations, together with China, Malaysia, and america.