Indian government denies permission to Pakistan High Commissioner: Sources
NEW DELHI - Indian government has denied permission to Pakistan high commissioner Sohail Mahmood to visit Kolkata.
Both sides were quiet on why Mahmood was prevented from visiting West Bengal. Both Indian and Pakistan high commissioners are required to seek approval from local authorities for any visit outside the capital.
This development came around the time Indian officials were raising with Pakistan the issue of delay in supply of gas to India’s newly constructed residential complex in Islamabad. Sources said that the issue had been raised with the Pakistan high commission and with MoFA in Islamabad.