US removes travel restrictions on Pakistani diplomats

US removes travel restrictions on Pakistani diplomats

NEW DELHI: U.S. President Donald Trump?s administration has announced to remove travel restrictions placed on Pakistani diplomats based in America over a year ago, a media report said on Thursday.nnThe US State Department confirmed the development to The News International on Wednesday the travel controls were being removed from the Pakistani diplomatic personnel assigned to the Pakistan?s Embassy in Washington D.C. and their dependents.nnThe Department said: ?The government of Pakistan has reciprocated with a similar measure in relation to our diplomatic personnel assigned to our Embassy and Consulates in Pakistan.nn?Both sides are committed to a renewed effort to remove impediments on our respective diplomatic missions in line with international norms.?nnThe announcement comes after Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the U.S. last month, where he had lengthy meetings with President Trump and other high-level officials and discussed issues of mutual concern.nnBoth countries had imposed movement limitations in May last year.nnPakistani diplomats were asked not to travel outside of a 25-mile radius around the city without approval.nnSource: IANS

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