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Czech envoy meets Ijaz Shah

Islamabad

February 27, 2020

Islamabad : Federal Minister for Interior, Brig (r) Ijaz Ahmad Shah met with Ambassador of Czech Republic Tomas Smentanka at the Ministry of Interior. While discussing the matters of mutual interest and security situation, the Federal Minister said that the security situation has improved over time and Islamabad is now amongst the safest capitals in the world. He further said that Pakistanis are a peaceful nation and we have also worked very hard to bring back tourism in the country. The revamping of Visa policy was to ensure maximum facilitation to the visitors. We have also started online visa process to make it more feasible, he added. Shah said that the PTI government has invested a lot in promotion of tourism and improving country's International Image.

Conclusively, the Ambassador requested for Consulate access to one of the Czech national imprisoned in Pakistan. The Federal Minister for Interior, Brig (r) Ijaz Ahmad Shah ordered to make all required arrangements as per rule and told to grant the permission to access. He also ordered to ensure all possible facilitation in this matter for access.

The Ambassador thanked the federal minister for his cooperation and time. The meeting concluded with a hope that both countries will work together on Bilateral lines.