By Raghvendra Shikhrani, Updated : Jun 11, 2020 18:15 IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers help to India, Anurag Srivastava reminded him of debt

Former Cricketer and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan offered help to India amid CoronaVirus crises across the world. PM Khan took to Twitter in order to show his concern by referring a report of The Tribune.  As per the report of The Tribune, 34 percent of households across India will not be able to survive for more than a week without additional assistance. 

"I am ready to offer help & share our successful cash transfer prog, lauded internationally for its reach & transparency, with India," wrote Khan.

PM Khan further claimed that the Pakistan government has successfully transferred Rs. 120 billion in 9 weeks to over 10 million families in a transparent manner to deal with the COVID19 fallout on the poor.

In response to Pakistan PM Khan's offer,  Anurag Srivastava, MEA Spokesperson reminded him of the debt Pakistan has. 

"Pakistan would do well to recall that they have a debt problem which covers 90 percent of their GDP. As far as India goes, our stimulus package is as large as the GDP of Pakistan", replied Srivastava. 

Srivastava also informed that India has been in touch with the UK authorities for the early extradition of Vijay Mallya and also requested the UK side not to consider his asylum if requested by him. 

Meanwhile, situation is not stable on the India-Pakistan border. Operation Patahanpora-Joint operation was launched on intelligence. today. Terrorists fired on the Security Forces. One suspect apprehended. 1 Chinese pistol, 1 grenade, and 6 AK magazines, and 147 rounds were recovered. Joint search operation in progress.