Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mehmood seeks PM Khan advice over future ties with India

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Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mehmood seeks PM Khan advice over future ties with India

*ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, the Foreign Office said in a statement.*

According to the Foreign Office, the Pakistani envoy took Prime Minister Khan’s advice on bilateral ties with India before his departure to New Delhi.

In the wake of the February 14 bombing in Pulwama, Pakistan called back its high commissioner appointed in India for consultations over the prevailing situation.

The situation between the neighbouring countries turned hostile in a tit-for-tat airstrikes following the Pulwama attack that killed over 40 Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

In a response to Indian aggression of Feb 26 at the Line of Control, two fighter jets of IAF were shotdown by Pakistan Air Force in broad day light on Feb 27.

South Asian giant, Pakistan, hit the Indian targets as a demonstration of its defense capability towards the Indian provocation, said the head of Pakistan’s military media wing Major General Asif Ghafoor.

The environment has comparatively cooled down between the two countries, however, experts are saying that threats of war are not over yet.

Foreign Policy