Islamabad, Sep.17 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have issued 86 licenses for prohibited weapons to a security company which has been hired by the US embassy in Islamabad.
Interior Ministry sources revealed that the licenses were issued to Inter Risk following Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's approval, The Daily Times reports.
According to a private television channel, the highly sophisticated weapons have been imported from the US and each of them cost about 800,000 rupees.
When enquired about the US embassy's contract with the private security firm, a spokesman said it was no secret that the embassy had hired Inter Risk. He said the deal was finalized in April itself. (ANI)