Foreign Office has taken notice of Interior Minister Rehman Malik and Finance Minister Shaukat Aziz’s meetings with the US Ambassador and British High Commissioner on their own, reported Dunya News. The foreign ministry has issued a notice in which all the ministers have been instructed not to hold meetings with the ambassadors of any other country. All the ambassadors have also been asked not to hold meetings with any government official without informing the foreign ministry. There was a false notion, before the notice, that any ambassador can call on any government official. Rehman Malik and Shaukat Tareen’s have been meeting with British and American ambassadors for last six months. The diplomatic protocol is followed across the world according to which ambassadors cannot call on any government officials without permission of the foreign ministry.

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