Pakistan cancels Indian envoy's lecture in Lahore

LAHORE: Amidst the coolness in bilateral ties, Pakistan cancelled at the remaining minute Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's scheduled lecture at a training institute here for now not taking prior permission from the international administrative center, consistent with resources.


An reliable aware about the improvement instructed on Friday that Indian High Commissioner Bisaria used to be invited by the National School of Public Policy (NSPP) to deliver a lecture on Thursday.

The establishment that imparts training to civil servants invites academicians, professionals and dignitaries for visitor lectures on a regular basis.

"The NSPP Lahore had invited Mr Bisaria for the guest lecture for October 4 but the Indian High Commission was informed that his lecture has been cancelled. The commission will be informed on re-scheduling of his lecture," he mentioned.

Sources additional informed that the NSPP management needed to cancel Bisaria's lecture after receiving orders from the top.

"The management was told that in case of inviting any ambassador for a guest lecture, at least permission is required from the Foreign Office," he mentioned.


Earlier, Bisaria used to be additionally stopped from visiting Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Hasan Abdal. The Pakistani govt had claimed that Bisaria used to be stopped from visiting the gurdwara on account of safety reasons as Sikh yatris from India did not wish to meet him.


The ties between the 2 international locations had strained after the terror attacks by Pakistan-based groups in 2016 and India's surgical strikes inside of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.


Last month, India called off a meeting between the international ministers of the 2 international locations in New York, citing the brutal killings of 3 policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad releasing postage stamps "glorifying" Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.


Pakistan the day past mentioned that the outlet of the Kartarpur border crossing for Sikh pilgrims used to be linked with the start of discussion between India and Pakistan.
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