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DATE=8/26/2000 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT TITLE=PAKISTAN/INDIA (L-ONLY) NUMBER=2-265875 BYLINE=AYAZ GUL DATELINE=ISLAMABAD CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: Pakistan has ordered an Indian embassy official to leave the country. The expulsion comes two days after India ordered a staff member of Pakistan's embassy in New Delhi to leave. From Islamabad, Ayaz Gul reports. TEXT: A Pakistan Foreign Ministry statement says the Indian official, P-C Dey, has been involved in activities incompatible with his official status. This is a term normally used to refer to spying. The statement says Pakistan has asked Mr. Dey to leave the country by September 2nd. This is the third day of the latest diplomatic dispute between the two rival countries. On Thursday, India expelled a staff member of the Pakistani embassy (Malik Muhammed Rafique) on spying charges, which Islamabad says are baseless. A day later (Friday), Pakistan protested at what it called Indian trespassing at the home of one of its senior diplomats in New Delhi. Pakistan said six people in civilian clothes forced their way into the home of an advisor to the Pakistani ambassador and carried out an unauthorized search. In the last five years, Islamabad says India has expelled 16 Pakistan embassy officials on what it calls fabricated charges. It says there have also been more than 80 cases of harassment and kidnapping of Pakistani officials in India. Both the countries routinely blame each other's diplomatic staffs for spying. The disputes and competing claims over the Kashmir region have led to three wars between India and Pakistan since they became independent nations in 1947. (SIGNED) NEB/AG/JP 26-Aug-2000 08:46 AM LOC (26-Aug-2000 1246 UTC) NNNN Source: Voice of America .