‘Missing’ journalist Anas Mallick returns home safely
August 5, 2022 01:21 PM
Pakistani journalist and Foreign Office correspondent Anas Mallick who had gone missing in Kabul a day ago is “safe”, and has returned back, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
In a tweet on his official Twitter handle on Thursday, Anas Mallick said, “I am back.”
Also, Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmed Khan said on Friday that he had talked to the journalist on the phone.
“Regarding reports about Pakistani journalist Anas Mallick, I have just talked to him on phone briefly. He is in Kabul and safe. The embassy will remain in touch with him,“ the envoy said on Twitter.
Earlier, Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) expressed deep concern about the disappearance of the Pakistani journalist and FO correspondent Anas Mallick from Kabul since Thursday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Pakistan is in touch with local authorities and Pakistan Embassy in Afghanistan for his early and safe return to Pakistan.