Before that, the citizens of Pakistan were given a visa of five years from the US
Given the irresponsible attitude of Pakistan against terrorism, the US has made a big decision. Now the US government will give only three months’ visa to Pakistani nationals. Pakistani news channel ARY News has conveyed this to the US Embassy spokesman. Before that, the citizens of Pakistan were given a visa of five years from the United States.
Visa duration for Pakistani citizens has been reduced to three months from five years, reports ARY News quoting US Embassy spokesperson. pic.twitter.com/5Pq2ylghhf
— ANI (@ANI) March 6, 2019
According to the Pakistani newspaper ‘The Tribune’, the US ambassador present in Pakistan has informed the government that according to the new rules, the citizens of Pakistan will no longer be granted visas for more than three months. According to the new order, fees for Work Visas, Journalist Visas, Transfer Visas, Religious Visas have also been increased. According to the news, the fees charged for the visa till now have been increased from 32 to 38 dollars. It is worth mentioning that the US President Donald Trump had described the terrorist attack of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir as a catastrophic situation. Trump had said that he is looking at the report of this matter and can take a big decision soon.
On February 14, at the CRPF bus in Pulwama, 40 soldiers were killed in a suicide attack. Trump has said that it would be good to have India and Pakistan together against terrorism.