Pakistan has said on Thursday that it is considering issuing a visa to the mother of Indian national Kulbhushan Yadav on India’s request who has been convicted of “spying” for aa death sentence by Pakistani Army on April 10.
Just three days ago Minister for External Affairs of India gave the information on Twitter that Indian foreign affairs ministry has a pending visa application for an Indian national Avantika Jadhav who is the mother of former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav. Avantika Jadhav wants to meet his son in Pakistan. She informed that she had written a personal letter to Foreign Minister of Pakitan, Sartaj Aziz to grant her visa to Pakistan so that she can meet her son there. She used stern words on his Pakistani counterpart for not even having the courtesy to acknowledge her letters. She also said that she has sympathies for all Pakistan nationals who seek a medical visa for having a treatment in India which is not available in Pakistan and in future too, an immidaite visa will be issued to Pakistani people who will seek for a visa to have a medical treatment in India.
In a weekly news briefing, Pakistan’s foreign ministry spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that they are looking into the request of Jadhav’s mother for the visa to Pakistan. While India’s external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said in New Delhi today that There has been no change in position of Pakistan on providing consular access & visa to Avantika Jadhav.