Pakistan Terms Afghanistan Decision To Recall Ambassador Unfortunate And Regrettable

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ISLAMABAD: The decision by the government of Afghanistan government to recall its Ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan is unfortunate and regrettable, FOS, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhari

According to a statement of Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, the reported abduction and assault of the Ambassador’s daughter in Islamabad is being investigated and followed up at the highest level on the instructions of the Prime Minister.
He added in the statement, the security of the Ambassador, his family, and personnel of the Embassy and Consulates of Afghanistan in Pakistan has been further beefed up.
Foreign Office said, the Foreign Secretary met the Ambassador of Afghanistan today (Sunday), highlighted all the steps taken by the Government in this context, and re-assured him of full cooperation.
Said in the statement, the security of the Ambassador, his family, and personnel of the Embassy and Consulates of Afghanistan in Pakistan has been further beefed up.
The Foreign Secretary met the Ambassador of Afghanistan today (Sunday), highlighted all the steps taken by the Government in this context, and re-assured him of full cooperation, he added.
He said that Pakistan hoped that the Government of Afghanistan would reconsider its decision.

The ambassador’s daughter Selsela Alikhil 26, was going home in a rented vehicle in Islamabad on Friday when she was briefly kidnapped by unidentified assailants who released her hours later with injuries and rope marks, Afghanistan’s foreign ministry claimed on Saturday.