Pakistan senate chairman cancels UAE trip over Modi's visit

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Islamabad - The visit would hurt the feelings of the Kashmiri people, a statement said.



By IANS

Published: Sun 25 Aug 2019, 10:00 AM

Last updated: Sun 25 Aug 2019, 6:12 PM

Pakistan Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has decided to cancel his pre-scheduled trip to the UAE over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent trip to UAE, a media report said on Sunday.

The Senate chairman's visit to the UAE would hurt the feelings of the Kashmiri people; therefore, he has decided to cancel his and a parliamentary delegation's visit to the country, The Express Tribune said in its report citing an informed sources as saying.
The official Pakistan Senate Twitter account confirmed the cancellation:

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- Senate of Pakistan (@SenatePakistan) August 25, 2019

Tensions have escalated between India and Pakistan ever since New Delhi on August 5 revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and divided it into two Union Territories - Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Modi, who is on a tri-nation tour to France, the UAE and Bahrain, had reached Abu Dhabi on Friday.

On Saturday, he was conferred the UAE's highest civilian honour, the "Order of Zayed".


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