Islamabad (Web Desk): Pakistan on Saturday, condemned India's decision to refuse visas to Pakistanis pilgrims travelling to the country to visit the shrine of sufi saint Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya.

The sources reported that the Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal in a statement said it was a last-minute decision by India to decline the visas.

He added to the statement that the refusal was against the principles of Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines, 1974, between the two countries.

The protocol governs visits by the citizens of both countries for religious purposes.