The closure of the German embassies in Islamabad has caused significant impacts on visa appointments for students, visitors, and family reunions. The embassies were closed last week due to political issues after Imran Khan’s arrest and today it stayed closed because of PDM protest in Islamabad against Supreme Court’s recent decisions. The closure of embassy have caused issues for students, visit visa applicants and also for the Family Reunion Visa applicants. As a result of these closure, no new appointments could be booked.
The good news is that German Embassy Islamabad will be open tomorrow , Tuesday (16.05.2023) and to compensate the closed days, the embassy will also be open on Saturday. As on Thursday (18.05.2023) there is a public holiday in Germany (Ascension Day) the embassy will stay closed on 18.05.2023.
For those hoping to travel to Germany for education or family purposes, this has created a great deal of uncertainty. Many students are now left wondering whether they will be able to make it to Germany in time for the upcoming academic year. Similarly, those who have been waiting to reunite with their families are left in limbo, unsure of when they will be able to see their loved ones again.
The closure of the embassy has also created a backlog of visa applications. Many people had already booked appointments, and now they are unsure of when their applications will be processed. This has caused frustration and anxiety for those who have already made travel plans or who are waiting for important family events.
However, there is some good news. The German embassy in Islamabad will be open tomorrow, providing some hope for those who need to book appointments or have urgent visa inquiries. According to Google, the embassy is also expected to stay open on Saturday, which will provide some relief for those who cannot take time off during the week.
Unfortunately, the embassy will be closed on May 18th due to a public holiday in Germany. This will likely cause further delays and inconvenience for those waiting for visa appointments.
In conclusion, the closure of the German embassies in Islamabad has caused significant disruption for those hoping to travel to Germany for education, family reunions, or other purposes. While there is some hope with the embassy opening tomorrow and possibly on Saturday, the ongoing closures and holiday delays will likely continue to cause inconvenience and frustration. It is important for those affected to monitor embassy updates closely and to be patient during these uncertain times.