International Civil Aviation Organisation Turns Down India’s Complaint Against Pakistan
The Indian Government complaint against Pakistan to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has been turned down. It was noted that state aircraft are not subject to ICAO provisions.
After turning down the Indian government request to allow it’s Prime Minister Narender Modi to use Pakistan’s airspace. India decided that it will take up the matter with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). However, India’s complaint against Pakistan was dismissed by International aviation body.
“The Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention), which ICAO helps governments to cooperate under, only applies to the operations of civilian aircraft and not to state or military aircraft,” International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) replied to India’s complaint against Pakistan.
It was ths second time in the last couple of months that Pakistan has not granted Narender Modi the permission to use it’s airspace. The latest request came for PM Modi’s visit to Saudi Arabia. Before this, Pakistan had turned down Indian request to let Narender Modi use it’s airspace for his US visit.
Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi turned down Indian government request citing human rights violation in Occupied Kashmir.
On the other hand, Indian authorities expressed it’s disappointment over Pakistan’s response to it’s request.