Foreign ministry decides not to place US diplomat on no-fly list  



Islamabad, April 19 (TNS): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided not to put US diplomat Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall’s name on the no-fly list, local media quoting sources reported on Thursday.

American Defence and air attaché at the US Embassy killed a motorcyclist in Islamabad.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting to assess the situation, reports said adding that authorities reviewed the matter and decided not to include Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall’s name on Exit Control List.

Authorities said that diplomats are exempt under the Vienna Convention as Pakistani diplomats have also exercised this exemption in Tehrn and India over cases of similar nature therefore no restricts can be made against US diplomat involved in recent accident.