Pakistan Joint Investigation Team applies for visa to come to India

March 22:A five-member Pakistani Joint Investigation Team today applied for visa to come to India to carry forward the probe into the Pathankot terror attack, a week after the announcement by Foreign Ministers of the two countries that it will come here on March 27.

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said the modalities of the visit of the JIT will now be finalised as Pakistan has given the names of the delegation to Indian High Commission in Islamabad.

“We have today received visa applications of five members of Pakistan’s joint investigation team. The modalities of the visit will be discussed now as we have the composition of the team,” he told reporters.

Asked whether the JIT will be given access to the Pathankot air base and duration of their stay, Swarup said details like where they will go, how they will go and what kind of access they will be given are being finalized.

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