Bangladesh summons Pak envoy over missing staff member at High Commission

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People wave the Bangladesh national flags as they prepare to rehearse singing the national anthem in an attempt to break a Guinness record at the national parade ground in Dhaka March 26, 2014. According to the organizers, at least 254,681 people gathered and sang in chorus the national anthem at the National Parade Square grounds on Wednesday, to break a 2013 record of the greatest number of people singing the same National or regional anthem at the same time. Bangladesh celebrated its 43rd Independence Day on Wednesday. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) - RTR3IM3M

Dhaka : Bangladesh Government has summoned Pakistan envoy on Tuesday after a staff member of Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad went missing for seven hours.

Acting Foreign Secretary Rear Admiral Khurshed Alam summoned Pakistani envoy Shuja Alam , reported The Daily Star.

Jahangir Hossain, personal officer at the press wing of the Bangladesh High Commission, had been missing since 6:00pm (Pakistan time) yesterday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to Pakistan Suhrab Hossain confirmed that Jahangir returned unharmed around 12:45am (Pakistan time).

Bangladesh police held a staff member of Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka for ‘suspicious movement’and later freed him after his identity was confirmed.(ANI)