PIA will fly to India for the first time since independence

For the first time in 75 years, Pakistani tourists will fly to India on January 29 on a special Pakistan International Airlines flight. Until now, pilgrims and tourists have traveled to each other’s countries on foot or via the Samjhauta Express. This will be the first time since Pakistan gained independence that Pakistani tourists can reach India by air.

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PIA and Air India have signed an agreement to promote religious tourism between the two countries, said Ramesh Kumar, Member National Assembly and President of Pakistan Hindu Parishad. The agreement stipulates that both airlines will operate special flights in this regard.