ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has allowed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aircraft to fly over its airspace, it emerged on Wednesday.
In line with particulars, the Indian PM had requested authorities in Pakistan to let his aircraft fly over its airspace, carrying him to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan.
Islamabad formally granted the permission as a goodwill gesture amid rigidity between the nuclear-armed neighbours which have clashed in current months.
Nevertheless, after Pakistan allowed PM Modi’s overflight via its air area, the Indian premier determined to not use the choice, slightly he would fly over by way of Iran or Oman, claimed editor of The Hindu.
After asking Pakistan for overflight permission, PM decides to not fly over Pakistan, will fly to Bishkek tomorrow by way of Iran and Oman. MEA says authorities had "explored two choices.
— Suhasini Haidar (@suhasinih) June 12, 2019
The SCO summit shall be held from June 13-14 and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will even attend the regional assembly.
Earlier in Might, Pakistan had accepted India’s request to let Minister for Exterior Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s flight use its airspace to attend the Overseas Ministers’ assembly in Bishkek.
Pakistan had closed its airspace in February after rigidity between India and Pakistan escalated within the aftermath of Pulwama assault on February 14th by which over 40 Indian troopers had been left useless.
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