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Pakistan multinational staff say they feel threatened

Reuters, 08/22/98

KARACHI, Pakistan - International companies operating in Pakistan have been tightening security measures since U.S. strikes in Afghanistan on Thursday.

Employees at some of multinationals said they were worried but company business would not be much changed.

''Things like visits to project sites and visits by executives to Pakistan are more likely to be affected,'' an executive of a U.S.-based oil company said.

''But otherwise we and others are taking whatever precautions are needed so I don't believe that there would be any operations that we would need to call off,'' said the executive, who did not want to be named.

Several officials of mulinational companies, especially U.S. citizens, have already left or were planning to fly home after the U.S. State Department issued a travel warning and evacuated its non-emergency embassy staff last week.

''The travel warning and evacuation of embassy staff was not that serious a matter. But the strikes in Afghanistan are scary if you think about the repercussions,'' the oil company executive said.

A Pakistani executive of a British-sponsored power company based in the southwestern province of Baluchistan said his company had aksed its staff not to move in or out of the plant without proper security measures.

''For the moment...I think for a few days none of our foreign staff would be going to the plant and those living within the premises would remain there,'' said the exectuive, who also asked not to be named.

''We don't have any Americans on our projects but this situation is alarming for all foreigners,'' he said.

Two employees of the U.S. consulate in Karachi were killed in an ambush in March 1995. Four American employees of the U.S. oil gaint Union Texas and their Pakistani driver were killed in another daylight ambush in Karachi in November 1997.

Witnesses said heavy contingents of police and para-military rangers manned roads and streets leading to foreign consulates and their residences in Karachi, Pakistan's commercial capital.

Security has also been stepped up in Karachi's commercial district where most foreign companies and banks have offices.

Effigies of President Bill Clinton and U.S. flags were burnt in several anti-U.S. rallies in Pakistan on Friday as a protest at the missle attacks on suspected ''terrorist'' bases in Afghanistan.

Some smaller anti-U.S. rallies were also held on Saturday.



 

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