No restrictions imposed on pilgrims travelling to Pakistan, India clarifies

Pakistan reportedly blamed India for withdrawing visa applications of pilgrims from the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

india Updated: Feb 17, 2018 08:13 IST
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The clarification comes at a time of heightened tensions between the two countries following a string of terror attacks in the Kashmir Valley.(Reuters File Photo)

India on Friday said it has not imposed any restrictions on pilgrims travelling to Pakistan amid heightened tensions between the two nations following a string of terror attacks in the Kashmir Valley.

“Of course not,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said when asked if India had imposed any restriction on pilgrims.

The clarification comes after Pakistan reportedly blamed India for withdrawing visa applications of pilgrims from the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

First Published: Feb 17, 2018 07:56 IST