Pakistan has introduced a travel permission regime for the US Embassy and Consulate staff across the country reciprocating to travel permission regime introduced by the US government on Pakistani diplomats and officials, reported by Radio Pakistan.

A letter issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Embassy of the United States says the US diplomatic cargo at Pakistani airports and ports will be strictly treated in accordance with the provisions of Article 27 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, which does not provide for an exemption from scanning.

The letter says the rules governing interaction between Pakistan government officials and foreign diplomats, which were shared with the US Embassy on 27th of the last month, will be strictly implemented.