The Ministry of External Affairs on Thurday sought sovereign guarantee from the government of Pakistan to ensure safety, security of both Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife if they visit him.
MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar while addressing the media said that there was a long standing request from Jadhav's mother to visit Pakistan to meet her son. Although this request was pending, India has still responded positively to the offer by Pakistan to arrange meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife, he confirmed.
"In our response, we have conveyed that the wife of Jadhav would like to travel with her mother-in-law for meeting. Also sought sovereign guarantee from Govt of Pak to ensure safety, security of both. Also, during their stay in Pakistan they should not be questioned, harassed," Kumar said.
Kumar also said that the Indian authority has urged that a diplomat from Indian High Commission in Pakistan should be allowed to accompany them at all times, including during the meeting.
With Agency Inputs