ISLAMABAD: Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday spoke on telephone with Prime Minister Imran Khan and mentioned he appreciated Pakistan’s gesture to launch Indian pilot after his plane was shot down.
Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was launched by Pakistan on Friday as a “gesture of peace” after his plane was shot down by Pakistan Air Drive.
In accordance with Overseas Workplace spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, the Qatari Emir appreciated Pakistan’s efforts and underscored the significance of fast de-escalation.
“Amir of Qatar and PM Khan spoke on telephone. Amir appreciated Pakistan’s gesture of releasing the Indian POW and underscored the significance of fast de-escalation. He provided his facilitation on this regard,” the spokesperson tweeted.
Tensions between Pakistan and India have heightened after New Delhi with none proof blamed Pakistan for harbouring terrorists behind the Pulwama assault. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in response referred to as for dialogue and urged India to offer actionable intelligence.
On Tuesday, Indian army plane violated the Line of Management (LoC) as they “intruded” from the Muzaffarabad sector however have been compelled to return owing to the well timed response of the Pakistan Air Drive.
Pakistan on Wednesday confirmed it had shot down two Indian plane which had crossed over the LoC and brought one Indian pilot in custody.