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- The external affairs minister also announced that the Passport Seva Programme (PSP) will be embarking on an improved and upgraded version PSP V2.0 to ensure a digital ecosystem among all stakeholders.
Iran, Kuwait and Qatar had summoned Indian envoys to lodge a protest over the matter on Sunday. Subsequently, more than a dozen countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Indonesia and the Maldives, have denounced the comments.
ByHT News Desk | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
- Issuing a statement, the ministry of external affairs said it had noted the report and ill-informed comments by senior US officials and it was unfortunate that vote bank politics was being practised in international relations.
A 2002 batch IFS officer, Dr Shilpak Ambule has served with S Jaishankar in Foreign Secretary and External Affairs Minister’s office for the past eight years.
- The MEA said through its comments on the issue, the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of the OIC had “implicitly expressed support for terrorist activities of Yasin Malik, which were documented and presented in the court.”
ByHT News Desk | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi