Pakistan is considering a complete closure of its airspace to India, revealed Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday.
The federal minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan is taking the move into consideration of blocking all trade routes for India to Afghanistan.
“PM is considering a complete closure of Air Space to India, a complete ban on use of Pakistan Land routes for Indian trade to Afghanistan was also suggested in cabinet meeting, legal formalities for these decisions are under consideration… #Modi has started we’ll finish!,” he said on Twitter.
PM is considering a complete closure of Air Space to India, a complete ban on use of Pakistan Land routes for Indian trade to Afghanistan was also suggested in cabinet meeting,legal formalities for these decisions are under consideration… #Modi has started we ll finish!
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 27, 2019
The message by the premier came subsequent to him chairing a federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
Earlier in a day, PM Imran Khan held federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed determination that government, leadership and people of Pakistan will fully stand by Kashmiris in their right to self-determination.
Dr. Firdous said the cabinet endorsed the Prime Minister’s decision to choose the sacred day of Friday to observe it as national solidarity day with Kashmiris.
The cabinet hailed the steps being taken by the government on highlighting the Kashmir issue and the recently set up focal group on Kashmir comprising members from both treasury and opposition.
The cabinet members assured full support to the Prime Minister on his upcoming address to the UN General Assembly next month.
The cabinet expressed its concern on rising online crimes, including child pornography.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the law ministry to give exemplary punishments to those involved in such heinous crimes, so that it has a deterrence effect.