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Pakistan stops postal mail service from India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

PTI
Published : Oct 21, 2019, 3:12 pm IST
Updated : Oct 21, 2019, 3:12 pm IST

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Pakistan resorted to the move without giving any prior notice to India.

The government on Monday criticised Pakistan for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between the two nations, saying the move was in contravention of international norms. (Photo: File)
 The government on Monday criticised Pakistan for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between the two nations, saying the move was in contravention of international norms. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: The government on Monday criticised Pakistan for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between the two nations, saying the move was in contravention of international norms.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Pakistan took the decision without giving any notice to India.

"Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of international postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," said Prasad, who is the Minister for Communications and Information Technology, on the sidelines of an event in Delhi.

The minister said Pakistan "without any prior notice or information has stopped sending postal department's letters to India".

Tags: ravi shankar prasad, pakistan, postal mail service
Location: India, Delhi