Taking discover of a pretend journey warning circulating on social media platforms, the US State Division’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) on Sunday clarified that it had not issued any journey advisory for Pakistan in June, 2023.
The pretend journey warning was circulating on social media platforms for the previous couple of days, urging US residents of Pakistan origin to keep away from utilizing Nationwide Id Card for Abroad Pakistanis (NICOP) whereas travelling to Pakistan.
“If you’re travelling to Pakistan from USA, Canada you shouldn’t use NICOP. As a substitute get a Pakistani visa on USA/Canada passport,” learn the pretend journey warning.
Reacting to the pretend doc, the SCA mentioned: “We’re conscious of a pretend journey warning circulating.”
It added: “As a reminder, all our alerts and messages to US residents in Pakistan are posted right here [US embassy’s website].”
The US final issued a safety alert for Pakistan on Might 15.
“Because of the ongoing potential for street closures and/or visitors delays, particularly inside Islamabad’s Purple Zone, the US Embassy in Islamabad cancelled all routine consular appointments for Tuesday, Might 16, 2023,” learn the alert.
The advisory had additional mentioned that the embassy continued to limit actions of embassy personnel to official and mission-essential journey solely.