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Aviation body rejected India’s complaint against Pakistan

On Tuesday, the complaint against the denial of Pakistan to permit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi request to visit Saudi Arabia filed by New Delhi has been rejected by International aviation body, reported by Indian reporter.

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) spokesperson was quoted by the publication saying that, “The Organisation (ICAO) spokesperson saying, “The Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention), which ICAO helps governments to cooperate under, only applies to the operations of civilian aircraft and not to state or military aircraft.”

Furthermore, it was clarified that the flights which carried state leader are named as state aircraft because of that they do not come under the category of ICAO provisions.

On Monday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was barred by Islamabad from using the airspace of Pakistan, New Delhi had approached ICAO.

ICAO is a specialised UN agency, whose prime objective is to maintain the administration and governance of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention).

Modi’s request to use Pakistan’s airspace on Sunday, was turned down my Pakistan.

As per the statement by the Foreign Office, it was said by Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, that  it has been decided to show unity on the black day being marked by Pakistan, and considerated the latest human rights violations being carried out by the Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.

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