Kuwait bans family visas to 7 Muslim states including Pakistan
17 August, 2005
KUWAIT, August 18 (Online): Kuwait has imposed a ban on issuing Family Visit Visas to seven countries including Pakistan.
Kuwaiti Interior Ministry has issued a notification to Immigration Department stating not to issue family visas to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Libya, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria.
While the Immigration department has also been directed not to issue family visas for other countries for over one month time period. It has also been notified to the Immigration department to search families who visited Kuwait on visit visas, however they did not left the state after their visas expired.
Kuwaiti security agencies have been asked to take stern action against such elements.