Kuwait to resume visas for Pakistanis

Kuwait to resume visas for Pakistanis

Kuwait to resume visas for Pakistanis

Pakistani medias reported after a 10-year pause, Kuwait has agreed to resume visas for Pakistanis. Pakistan minister’s statement came during on a day-long visit of their Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed to Kuwait.

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Earlier, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received the visiting Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, accompanied by a delegation of senior security officials, at Seif Palace on Sunday.

The Pakistani Interior Minister, accompanied by a delegation of ranking officials, has arrived in the country earlier on a two-day official visit. Kuwait Interior Ministry said in a statement earlier on Sunday that the visit came as part of bilateral consultations between the two countries on issues of common interest namely in the security sector.

Kuwait had stopped issuing visas to Pakistan and four other countries in 2011 “over what it said was difficult security conditions in the five countries”, Arab News had reported in March.