SUNDAY TIMES ISLAMABAD:Spokesperson of Indian Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said, “High Commissioner of India to Pakistan, Ajay Bisaria, is returning to Islamabad after having completed his consultations in India. He will reach Islamabad on March 9, 2019 and resume his duties.”

Bisaria had been summoned to New Delhi a day following the Feb 14 Pulwama attack in which more than 40 Indian paramilitary soldiers were killed.

On February 18, Pakistan had also called back its high commissioner to India for consultations in the same regard.

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood is also scheduled to return to New Delhi today.

Pakistani envoy Mahmood called on Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday to take the premier’s advice on bilateral ties with India before his departure to New Delhi.

The situation between the neighbouring countries turned hostile in a tit-for-tat airstrikes following the Pulwama attack in occupied Kashmir.