ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Friday summoned Acting Deputy High Commissioner of India Raghuram to the Foreign Office to express its concern over the cancellation of operation of Samjhauta Express on Thursday.
The cancellation of the train caused inconvenience to more than 200 passengers from Pakistan and India.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has taken all necessary steps to accommodate the stranded Indian passengers, who were not permitted to cross the border on Thursday.
Pakistan said it expects the Indian side to make utmost efforts to avoid recurrence of such incidents in future and facilitate the travellers from the two countries.
Cancellation of Samjhauta Express caused inconvenience to more than 200 passengers from Pakistan and India.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Railways spokesman Rauf Tahir said that the Samjhauta Express carrying 193 passengers, both Indian and Pakistani nationals, was stopped upon reaching the Wagah border and 57 Pakistani passengers were requested to offload from the train.
The Pakistan Railways spokesman furter said that the Samjhauta Express will now depart for the Indian capital on Monday.
Railway officials will issue certificates to allow the Indian nationals, whose visas to visit Pakistan are set to expire, to extend their stay in the country till Monday.