India seeks use of Pakistani airspace for flights from Srinagar

By: News Desk
Published: 02:28 PM, 25 Nov, 2021
India seeks use of Pakistani airspace for flights from Srinagar
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India has sought permission from Pakistan to use its airspace for flights that take off from Srinagar to Sharjah in the UAE, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday, quoting its sources.

According to the 24News TV channel, the Indian government has formally requested the Pakistani government for its airspace use.

India said its flights taking off from Srinagar should be allowed to fly over Pakistani territory.

Sources confided to 24News TV channel that the Pakistani government has sought reports from the concerned departments before making any decision on the Indian request.

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The sources said Pakistan had banned its airspace use for the flights taking off from Srinagar.

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The sources further said that the concerned agencies had readied a report and forwarded it to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The Law Ministry had also conveyed its say to the CAA.

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The CAA will send all these reports to the federal government and the Foreign Ministry. 

Reporter Usman Javed