PIA offices in Delhi, Mumbai have received threats: Pakistan

Pakistan on Monday said offices of its national carrier PIA have received security threats.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday said offices of its national carrier PIA, both here and in Mumbai, have received security threats following which the External Affairs Ministry has assured it of necessary security.

"Pakistan has requested Indian government to ensure security and safety of PIA offices in Delhi and Mumbai after it received threats," the Pakistan High Commission spokesperson said.

While raising the issue with the Joint Secretary (PAI) in the MEA, the Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner underlined that it was a "threat to connectivity".

As per official sources in MEA, the Ministry has assured that all necessary security would be provided.

The Pakistan High Commission has uploaded a picture of a pamphlet received by PIA office here asking Pakistan to stop cross-LOC firing and attacks on Indian soldiers besides shutting down the PIA offices.

PTI