New Delhi: Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar will be representing the Indian government at the ‘Pakistan National Day’ celebrations at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi today.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Tuesday while addressing media had said that a senior minister from the government will attend the Pakistan Day. However, he did not name anybody.
Separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq among others have been invited to attend the ‘Pakistan Day’ function.
In 2014, Modi government had derailed Forerign Secretary level talks with Pakistan after some separatist’s leaders met the Pakistani officials.
CPI leader D Raja while commenting on the development over Pak Day event said “It’s a matter of serious concern. The Union government led by PM Narendra Modi should respond on Indo-Pak relations. The government must make it clear that what is its’ assessment, analysis on Pak Day event.”
He also said that there must be considered structured and policy framework to deal with Pakistan and transparency in whatever the government was doing.