Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that the Indian pilot held by the Pakistan army will be released on Friday. Pakistan on Wednesday captured IAF wing commander Abhinandan.
“As a peace gesture we are releasing Wing Commander Abhinandan tomorrow,” said Khan in addressing a joint parliamentary session.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan: As a peace gesture we are releasing Wing Commander Abhinandan tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/J0Attb6KDC
— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2019
— Ovais Jafar (@ovaisjafar) February 28, 2019
Pakistan will release Indian Pilot Abhinandan tomorrow as a gesture of peace: Prime Minister Imran Khan pic.twitter.com/6aUN4S9JVb
— Govt of Pakistan (@pid_gov) February 28, 2019
Imran Khan also said that he tired calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi last evening to covey that they wanted de-escalation.