India permits Pak aircraft to use its airspace for Imran Khan's travel to Sri Lanka

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Published: February 23,2021 09:34 AM
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February 23, 2021: India has allowed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's aircraft to use Indian Air Space.

February 23, 2021: India has allowed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's aircraft to use Indian Air Space.



Imran Khan will be travelling to Sri Lanka on his maiden visit on February 23.



In 2019, Pakistan had denied opening its airspace for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flights to the US and Saudi Arabia citing alleged human rights violations in Kashmir.



India took up the denial of permission to VVIP flight with an International Civil Aviation Organisation.



Under normal circumstances, the VVIP aircraft are granted permission by countries. However, Pakistan's denial of permission to VVIP aircraft was an aberration.