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Pakistani diplomat expelled from Dhaka

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Feb 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, February 5: In a fresh diplomatic row, a Pakistani High Commission official based in Dhaka was declared perso non grata by the Bangladeshi government and was asked to leave the country. “Diplomatic official Mazhar Khan was charged by Bangladesh’s foreign ministry of running an illegal Indian currency business in Dhaka beside alleged links with militants,” Daily Times reported Thursday citing a diplomatic source. Relations between the two countries have recently been at a low point. In January, Bangladeshi police arrested four suspected members of Islamic State in Dhaka including a regiol coorditor for the militant group who told police they had been trained in Pakistan. (IANS)

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