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No Information On Pakistan Considering Visa For Jadhav's Mother, Says Ministry of External Affairs

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| July 13 , 2017 , 17:30 IST

After news broke out of Pakistan considering granting visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, the Ministry of External Affairs has come out to clear out that India has received no such information.

This news broke out in Indian media after a Pakistani media outlet reported that Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday said they were considering granting visa to the mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav on Sushma Swaraj’s recent request.

MEA spokesperson in a weekly briefing said, “We have no information diplomatically from Pakistan on the issue.” He was replying to questions on reports that Pakistan was considering India's request to grant a visa to the mother of Jadhav.

On Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday complained that Pakistan was yet to give a visa to Jadhav's mother.

She said she had personally written to Pakistan Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz regarding a visa to Avantika Jadhav, who wanted to meet her son languishing in an unknown military prison in Pakistan.

Pakistan says Jadhav was arrested from Balochistan province in March 2016 and alleged he was involved in spying and terrorist activities. He was convicted in April by a Pakistani military court and sentenced to death.