ISLAMABAD: The British High Commissioner in Pakistan, Dr. Christian Turner, asked the president of the National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, in Islamabad, on Saturday, to discuss the ongoing bilateral situation between the two countries.
The British envoy informed the speaker about his new travel notice in Pakistan whereby the country is declared as a family station for British diplomats and citizens, Radio Pakistan reported.
He said the travel notice was improved following the improvement of the country’s security situation.
Speaking on the occasion, Asad Qaiser praised the decision and said that the armed forces, as well as the citizens of Pakistan, have paid a high price for achieving peace in the country.
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On January 24, the United Kingdom had changed its travel advice to reflect the improvement of the security situation in Pakistan.
The announcement was the result of a comprehensive review of the UK travel tips for Pakistan, based on a comprehensive assessment of the country’s security situation. This was the first major update on the travel advice since 2015.
The improved security situation had allowed the return of British Airways to Pakistan in June 2019 and the visit of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in October 2019. Among other changes, the council had also allowed road travel north of Pakistan. like the valleys of Kalesh and Bamboret.