PM Modi skips Pak airspace flying to SCO summit, meeting with Xi today

PM Modi skips Pak airspace flying to SCO summit, meeting with Xi today

Modi lands in Bishkek Thursday noon for the first multilateral visit in his second term as Prime Minister. Many of the 9,000 Indian students in this country are unable to afford flight tickets to go home ever since Pakistan closed its airspace in February, following the Balakot air strikes. "Many are suffering since the flights have to avoid Pakistan’s airspace and take longer routes, which means much higher fares", says Sharma, as his friends nod their heads.

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