As of late, the country’s political situation has led to economic disparities and geopolitical tensions with neighboring countries. The ongoing political unrest in Pakistan since yesterday has had a significant impact on the country’s social, economic, and developmental progress. Former Prime Minister Imran Khan had been taken under arrest yesterday and since then the cities face a wave of extreme political rioting and chaos. Now the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the European Union have issued a travel warning for Pakistan.

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What Happened? 

The advisory warning has been issued ever since the recent political developments, including the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, occurred. This has led to protests across various cities in Pakistan by supporters of his political party, PTI. And the authorities are retaliating causing major anarchy.

The Warning

Foreign media reports indicate that a travel advisory has been issued advising citizens to avoid unnecessary travel to certain regions in Pakistan. This advisory has been released by the Canadian High Commission and highlights the risk of terrorism, unrest, and kidnapping in Azad Kashmir, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Furthermore, the advisory advises foreign nationals to exercise caution when visiting Western-style restaurants and shopping centers. The Canadian High Commission has also stated that security forces are on high alert in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Karachi, and advises citizens to steer clear of areas where demonstrations are taking place.
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