New Delhi: India on Sunday declared two officers of the Pakistan Excessive Fee right here as persona non grata on fees of espionage and ordered them to go away the nation inside 24 hours, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated.
It stated the 2 officers have been apprehended by Indian legislation enforcement authorities for indulging in espionage actions.
“The government has declared both these officials persona non grata for indulging in activities incompatible with their status as members of a diplomatic mission and asked them to leave the country within twenty four hours,” the MEA stated.
It stated Pakistan’s Cost de Affairs was issued a demarche wherein a robust protest was lodged over the actions of the 2 officers towards India’s nationwide safety.
“Pakistan’s Charge de Affairs was asked to ensure that no member of its diplomatic mission should indulge in activities inimical to India or behave in a manner incompatible with their diplomatic status,” the MEA stated.