Kartarpur meeting: FO laments Indian refusal to give visas to Pakistani journalists
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal has criticized India for denying visas to Pakistani journalists for the Kartarpur meeting being held in Attari on March 14.
Attari is a border village of Amritsar district in Punjab state of India, just three kilometers from Pakistan border.
Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, FO spokesman Faisal hoped that the meeting would bring a change for the better for the people of two countries.
He recalled that more than 30 Indian journalists had covered the Kartarpur ground breaking ceremony held in Pakistan in February this year.
He said that the Indian journalists had also met Prime Minister Imran Khan during their visit to the country.
“Regrettable that #India has not given visas to #Pakistani journalists for the #kartarpur meeting tomorrow. Hope the #PakKartarpurSpirit & meeting tomorrow will bring a change for the better for people of both countries,” Faisal wrote.
“More than 30 Indian journalists covered the kartarpur ground breaking ceremony in Pakistan last year. They also met PM & were hosted by FM for a dinner during their stay #PakKartarpurSpirit.”