30.3 C
New Delhi
September 23, 2020
KhabriBaba
India

PM Modi’s aircraft won’t use Pakistan airspace on the way to Bishkek for SCO Summit

Reading Time: < 1 minute

India requested Pakistan to let Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace when he travels to Bishkek. Pakistan accorded an “in principle” approval to India’s request.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not fly over the Pakistani airspace while travelling to Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Wednesday to attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the External Affairs Ministry said.

It said the prime minister will fly over Oman, Iran and several Central Asian countries to reach Bishkek.

India requested Pakistan to let Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace when he travels to Bishkek. Pakistan accorded an “in principle” approval to India’s request.

“The government of India had explored two options for the route to be taken by the VVIP aircraft to Bishkek. A decision has now been taken that the VVIP aircraft will fly via Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries on the way to Bishkek,” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

He was responding to media queries regarding the route to be taken by prime minister’s aircraft while travelling to Bishkek.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is also attending the meeting of the regional grouping.
Modi leaves for Bishkek on Wednesday on a two-day visit.

0 0 vote
Article Rating

Related posts

India registers highest single-day spike of 38,902 COVID-19 cases

Ritu Nandal

India records 122 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hrs; cases at 74,281

Ritu Nandal

Biden-Harris would lead US to socialism: Nikki Haley

Ritu Nandal
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Translate »
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x