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  • India withdraws Most Favoured Nation status from Pakistan

    Published on February 15, 2019

    India has withdrawn the Most Favoured Nation status granted to Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
    A decision in this regard was taken during the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security, CCS in New Delhi today.

    Briefing reporters after the meeting, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said, it has also been decided that Ministry of External Affairs will initiate all possible diplomatic steps which are to be taken to ensure the complete isolation Pakistan from the international community.

    He said the CCS chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi also observed a two-minute silence in honour of the CRPF personnel who laid down their lives for the nation. He said a detailed assessment of the incident was also carried out in the CCS meet.

    Mr Jaitley said people who are responsible and have supported this act of terrorism will have to pay a heavy price for it. He also said Home Minister Rajnath Singh is visiting Srinagar to assess the situation and after his return, an all-party meeting will be convened.