News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Gaurav Pandey
Updated Thu, 08 Jul 2021 6:07 PM IST
A press conference was organized by the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday. In this, the spokesperson of the ministry, Arindam Bagchi, gave information about the travel ban on Indian travelers due to Corona, the situation in Afghanistan etc. On the other hand, on the claim of holding India responsible for the bomb blast near Hafiz Saeed’s house in Lahore, Bagchi said that Pakistan’s baseless allegations against India are not new.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi
– Photo : ANI (File)
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Bagchi further said that the international community is well aware of Pakistan when it comes to the issue of terrorism. He said it was accepted by none other than his own leadership, which glorifies notorious terrorists like Osama bin Laden as martyrs.
The international communities are well aware of Pakistan’s credentials when it comes to terrorism. This is acknowledged by none other than its own leadership which continues to glorifiy terrorists like Osama Bin Laden as martyrs: MEA Spokesperson
– ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2021
The ministry spokesperson said that our embassies are running in Kabul and Kandahar. We are closely monitoring the security situation in Afghanistan and are also looking after the safety of all Indian citizens present there.
At the same time, regarding fugitive businessmen Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi, Bagchi said that there is no fresh update in the ongoing legal proceedings regarding them. We are keeping an eye on this.
On the issue of visas, the ministry said that we hope that with the improving situation of Kovid, countries will relax restrictions. We have raised issues like resumption of flights with the foreign ambassadors. We are actively helping Indians who have to move to other countries of the world.
Regarding the meeting of the Indian Ambassador to the Secretary General of the OICC, the Ministry’s spokesperson said that we told that the OICC should be vigilant and the platform should not be used for anti-India propaganda by vested interests.