ISLAMABAD Pakistan has called back its High Commissioner from India for “consultations” amid heightened bilateral tensions after the Pulwama militant attack, officials here said Monday.
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood was on Friday summoned in New Delhi by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale who lodged strong protest over the killing of 40 CRPF soldiers in Pulwama.
Senior officials here said that Pakistan on Monday called back its envoy from India for consultations.
Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria was also called to New Delhi for consultations in the wake of the attack.
India has blamed Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group for the Pulwama deadly attack on Thursday.
Follow this link to join our WhatsApp group: Join Now
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.