Indian minister: No reason to distrust Pakistan
Rajnath Singh said India should wait for Pakistan’s actions; Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan new Gautam Bambawale arrive in Islamabad; He says it is a message of friendship and intentions of improving bilateral relations
New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said there is no reason not to trust Pakistan against collateral linked to the “effective action” during the terrorist attack IAF base in Pathankot in Punjab.
“There is no reason not to trust them so early. We all expect (the Pakistani operation),” the minister told the media persons here, IANS reported.
Rajnath Singh said the Government of Pakistan assured the swift action of the data provided by India to the perpetrators of the attack on the Indian Air Force base in the early hours of January 2
India claimed that the terrorists from Pakistan were responsible for the attack that left seven security personnel died. Each of the six terrorists were killed in the counterattack.
Earlier, the alliance of Kashmiri militant groups claimed the attack on the Indian Air Force Pathankot air base.
The United Jihad Council (UJC) said in a statement that the attack was a message to India that Kashmiri fighters could strike any sensitive installation across India.
Nawaz Sharif Prime Minister also assured the Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that Islamabad would not hesitate to “rapid and decisive action” if the involvement of Pakistan-based elements in the attack on an Indian air base has been proven beyond doubt.
Sabah adds Gautam Bambawale, who has been appointed through the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan arrived in Lahore Wagah border on Tuesday. His arrival, Bambawale said it will be driven by improvement in Pak-India relations.
“I’m going to play the role of bridge between the two countries, and efforts will be made to improve the relations with the two neighbors.”
Bambawale, who served in the past by the Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, reached after arrival in Lahore to Islamabad.
The diplomat said that the Pakistan comes with the message of friendship and intentions of improving bilateral relations.
“We want to strengthen the link between India and Pakistan, and that will be my effort, and I’m a published here,” he said while talking to the media.
Bambawale takes the High Commissioner to Pakistan TCA Raghavan who retired in December.
Asked about the fate of the foreign minister-level talks scheduled on January 15, he said: “The instruction given was for me to hit Pakistan at the earliest So I’m going to go through and reach there..
The two governments also in contact with each other, you’ll have to wait and see what would be the next step. ”
Earlier, before leaving, New Delhi, Gautam Bambawale said it was making every effort to strengthen relations with the two Asian neighbors.
“My job is to have a large following in India, in Pakistan. We want to strengthen our relationship with India andPakistan and that will be the effort, as I wrote there,” said Bambawale.
Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad, JP Singh, has received the new Indian envoy to the Wagah border crossing. The new India follows Pakistan wrote earlier, as the Indian ambassador to Bhutan.
Bambawale seems to be an expert in Chinese. He has worked in Germany, the United States and China. He became the first Consul General of India in Guangzhou, China, in 2007, he remained on the joint secretary (Asia), the Indian foreign ministry responsible for relations with China, Japan and South Korea and other countries in the region.