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That’s IT: Jaishankar says India expert in IT, Pakistan in ‘international terrorism’ | India News


VADODARA: Minister of Foreign Affairs S Jaishankar in a concealed reference to Pakistan, said that just as India is an expert in information technology, “our neighbor is an expert on international terrorism” and warned that if terrorism is “against us, tomorrow it will be against you.”
“We have a neighbor.. like we are experts in IT (information technology), they are experts in ‘international terrorists’. It has been going on for years … but we can explain to the world that terrorism is terrorism, today it is being worked against us, tomorrow it will be against you,” Jaishankar said at an event in Gujarat’s Vadodara.
He pointed out that now the world’s understanding of terrorism has changed from what it used to be and no longer tolerates it. Jaishankar added: ‚ÄúCountries that use terrorism are under pressure and increasingly reluctant.
Speaking about terrorist incidents in northeast India, Jaishankar said that in recent years these activities have decreased as India was able to reach a land boundary agreement with Bangladesh in 2015. That agreement “prevent extremists from taking refuge in Bangladesh, which has ceased their activity in northeastern India”. EAM noted.
Jaishankar on Saturday also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not give in to the pressure amid soaring oil prices and advised that India must do what is best for the country and if pressure comes, face it.
“Due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, gasoline prices doubled. We were pressured to buy oil from but PM Modi and the government has a view that we have to do what is best for our country and if pressure comes we have to face it,” Jaishankar said in Gujarat’s Vadodara newspaper.
During the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Jaishankar said Prime Minister Modi called both of them President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy cease fire for a while so we can safely evacuate our students.
It should be noted that India has repeatedly called on Russia and Ukraine to end the war and opt for dialogue and diplomacy.
Earlier the same day, Jaishankar visited Laxmi Vilas Palace in Gujarat and said he was “privileged” to see the Raja Ravi Verma painting collection along with 52 foreign ambassadors and high commissioners.
“Nice to have joined 52 Ambassadors and High Commissioners to visit Laxmi Vilas Palace. It was a special privilege to see Raja Ravi Verma’s painting collection with them,” Jaishankar tweeted on Saturday.
After meeting with delegates and ambassadors of several countries, Jashankar said, “It is proud that we have come here together with officials of different countries. Navratri carnival is going on, they will spend all day enjoying the carnival. They are excited to see the development here. ”
Jaishankar also took to Twitter and said that he looks forward to participating in tonight’s celebration.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs is in Gujarat for Navratri celebrations. Today marks the sixth day of Navratri and devotees across the country will worship Goddess Katyayanisixth incarnation of Maa Durga.
Also known as Mahishasurmardini, Maa Katyayani killed the demon Mahishasura. She is considered one of the most violent forms of Maa Durga. She has four arms and rides a lion.

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