Pakistan: Will decide on status of Indian pilot in couple of days

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said that it will decide on the status of captive Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman “in a couple of days”.

Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that the Indian pilot, who was caught on Wednesday, was “safe and healthy”.

“India has raised the matter of the pilot with us. We’ll decide in a couple of days what convention will apply to him and whether to give him Prisoner of War (POW) status or not,” he said.