PM Modi Chairs High-Level Meeting On Security

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting at his residence on security this evening amid the heightened tensions with Pakistan. News agency PTI quoted official sources to say the meeting was attended by chiefs of the three Services, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

The meeting took place hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that his country will be releasing Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured on Wednesday after he shot a Pakistani F-16 jet and his MiG-21 Bison went down in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.This was the third meeting by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the service chiefs in less than 48 hours. Yesterday evening, the meeting had lasted some one hour and 20 minutes.


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