Pakistan accepts India’s request for Sushma Swaraj’s overflight
Islamabad: Pakistan accepted India’s request to let Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s flight go over its airspace.
Reports said that, officials in Delhi and Islamabad, saying that Sushma Swaraj’s flight was permitted to go over Pakistani airspace as the Indian minister was due to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation session in Bishkek.
Pakistan Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohammad Faisal said that the Indian government had made the request to avoid longer route.
Sushma Swaraj attended the SCO meeting of foreign ministers in Krgyzstan on May 21 and 22, along with Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.