Pak pilgrims denied visa by India for Nizamuddin Urs, says Pak Foreign Office

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Islamabad: Pakistan has claimed that India has denied visas to nearly 200 pilgrims who wanted to visit the country to participate in the observance of the death anniversary of Hazrat Khawaja Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi.

Pakistan’s Foreign Office in a statement has said, “Pakistan regrets the last minute postponement and non-issuance of visas by India for visit of 192 devotees to participate in the Urs ceremony (death anniversary) in New Delhi from January 1- 8

“As a result of this Indian decision, Pakistani Zaireen (devotees) would be deprived of opportunity to participate in the Urs, which is of special significance,” the statement said.

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