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Bangladesh summons Pak envoy over missing staff member at High Commission

Activists take part in a rally before they try to surround and block access to the High Commission of Pakistan in Dhaka December 18, 2013. Police used batons as hundreds of protesters try to surround and block access to the high commission, in protest of a resolution adopted by the National Assembly of Pakistan. The statement by the National Assembly of Pakistan expressed concern over the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah on December 12, 2013, the first war crimes execution in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has summoned Pakistan's High Commissioner in Dhaka for a meeting to discuss the resolution, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Dhaka: Feb-2 News: Bangladesh Government has summoned Pakistan envoy on Tuesday after a staff member of Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad went missing for seven hours.

Acting Foreign Secretary Rear Admiral Khurshed Alam summoned Pakistani envoy Shuja Alam , reported The Daily Star.

Jahangir Hossain, personal officer at the press wing of the Bangladesh High Commission, had been missing since 6:00pm (Pakistan time) yesterday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to Pakistan Suhrab Hossain confirmed that Jahangir returned unharmed around 12:45am (Pakistan time).

Bangladesh police held a staff member of Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka for ‘suspicious movement’and later freed him after his identity was confirmed.

Source: ANI News

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