India withdraws MFN status to Pakistan, to isolate it globally

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India withdraws MFN status to Pakistan, to isolate it globally

New Delhi, February 15, 2019 –

India on Friday withdrew its Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan, saying it would launch all-out efforts to isolate it in the world community.

Briefing media after a meeting of Cabinet Committee of Security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the Pulwama attack, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said efforts were on to ensure full security and bring the perpetrators to book.

Those aiding and abetting the perpetrators would have to pay a heavy price, he said.

Home Minister also visited Srinagar to assess the situation.

All diplomatic efforts on the diplomatic front would be launched.

Efforts to ensure full security and bring the perpetrators to book. Those aiding and abetting the perpetrators would have to pay a heavy price, Jaitley said

After Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to J&K, the Government would call an all-party meeting.

Source: Tribune India