Finally, Pakistan issues visas to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife

Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged charges of espionage, terrorist and sabotage activities. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 20, 2017, 01.31 PM (IST)

Pakistan on Wednesday issued visas to jailed Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife.  

Jadhav's mother and wife will arrive in Pakistan via Wagah border on Saturday. 

The visas were issued by Pakistani High Commission in India.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan confirmed the news through a tweet. 

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Earlier on December 16, Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal had tweeted that Jadhav's mother and wife had applied for visas and it is being processed.

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Pakistan accepted India's plea after rejecting over 30 requests for consular access to jailed Indian national. 

On April 10, Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged charges of espionage, terrorist and sabotage activities.

However, his execution was halted by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on May 18.