Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced to release Indian aircraft pilot Abhinandan Varthaman on Friday as a peace gesture.
The aircraft pilot was caught by Pakistani forces after his jet was downed on Thursday.
The prime minister was offering a policy statement at a joint sitting of both houses of parliament convened to talk about condition which has emerged after Indian intrusion of Pakistan’s airspace.
He declared on July 26 gave statement and followed it by letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi but did not get a supporting reaction.
The prime minister said if India takes action against Pakistan after any future accident in Kashmir, Islamabad will have no choice but to retaliate.
“Tension neither benefits Pakistan nor India,” he said.
He said Pakistan and India should not even imagine a battle with kinds of weapons they have in their possession.