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Setback for Imran; US revokes Diplomatic Tax Exemption for Pakistan

Last year, the US barred Pakistani diplomats working in Washington from travelling outside a 25-mile radius around the city without approval. With the decision turning effective immediately, over 20 members in the Pakistan embassy surrendered the card to the US authorities.

Written by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Published on: May 31, 2019 19:58 IST
Setback for Imran; US revokes Diplomatic Tax Exemption for
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Setback for Imran; US revokes Diplomatic Tax Exemption for Pakistan

According to Sputnik International, the US has withdrawn its Diplomatic Tax Exemption programme for Pakistani diplomats.

The US diplomatic tax exemption cards are issued on the basis of international law and treaties to eligible international organizations and the Permanent Missions to the United Nations and Organization of American States, and to employees (and their dependents) of such offices who have been granted the privileges and immunities accorded to diplomatic agents.

Last year, the US barred Pakistani diplomats working in Washington from travelling outside a 25-mile radius around the city without approval. With the decision turning effective immediately, over 20 members in the Pakistan embassy surrendered the card to the US authorities.

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