ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has rejected India’s Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla invitation’s asking him to go to New Delhi, sources informed Geo News Thursday.
Sanjrani isn’t travelling to India in protest of New Delhi’s August 2019 move to revoke the particular standing loved by Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, sources mentioned.
Last month, the Senate chairman was invited to attend the 100th celebrations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by Birla, sources mentioned.
Sanjrani criticised the Narendra Modi-led authorities for abolishing Articles 370 and 35-A of the Indian structure.
The centennial celebrations of the Lok Sabha and Public Accounts Committee can be held on December 4. The invitation letter despatched by the Indian speaker had mentioned President Ram Noth Govind will inaugurate the occasion, whereas Prime Minister Modi would additionally ship a speech.
On August 5, 2019, the Indian authorities had rushed by way of a presidential decree to abolish Article 370 of the Constitution which grants particular standing to Indian occupied Kashmir, as tensions mounted within the disputed valley with an unprecedented variety of Indian troops deployed within the area.
India’s Home Minister Amit Shah had launched a decision to scrap Article 370 in Rajya Sabha, which revoked the particular standing granted to occupied Kashmir and made the state a Union Territory with the legislature.
Pakistan rejects India’s invitation to attend NSA assembly on Afghanistan
Earlier on November 2, National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf had turned down India’s invitation to a gathering of the nationwide safety advisers of regional nations on Afghanistan, categorically saying that he wouldn’t go to New Delhi.
“I will not visit New Delhi on India’s invitation,” Yusuf had mentioned, throughout a media discuss after the signing of a protocol between Pakistan and Uzbekistan for the institution of a joint safety fee to reinforce bilateral cooperation in safety affairs.