In a statement, the Foreign Office said the media reports published regarding a letter of displeasure from the White House to Pakistan's ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani was ‘completely incorrect and baseless’.

"No such letter from the White House has been received either in our Mission in Washington or this Ministry. It is nothing but a figment of the Reporter's own imagination," it said.

Quoting sources, the paper said the official letter "showed displeasure" and accused the ambassador of breaching trust and being undiplomatic in his action.

It said the letter was sent in connection with a picture tweeted by the ambassador in May.

The tweeted image showed Ambassador Jilani and his wife with the first lady, Michelle. "It was an absolute delight hosting FLOTUS at Pakistan House today," Jilani had said in his tweet.

The tweet along with the picture dispensed the impression that Ambassador Jilani has close ties with America’s first family, it said.

The paper said the White House appeared disappointed by the impression that was forged and reminded in the letter that the first lady's short stopover at the ambassador's residence was personal and extracting any political gain out of that was unprofessional.

Michelle was invited to the ambassador's residence — otherwise known as the Pakistan House — to participate in his son's graduation party. Ambassador Jilani's youngest son attended the same school as President Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha.

The envoy had removed the image from his twitter feed a few hours after tweeting it. The paper also reported that when asked to comment on the incident, the ambassador in his one-liner reply termed it as ‘incorrect’.

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