New Delhi, June 6: Pakistan's newly appointed Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, who was envoy to India, arrived here on a private visit and offered Eid prayers at historic Jama Masjid here on Wednesday.
Sources said Mahmood arrived in the capital on Tuesday night essentially to take his family along, back to Pakistan. Mahmood was Pakistan's High Commissioner to India before he assumed charge of the Foreign Secretary after he was handpicked for the top post by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in April.
The diplomatic relation between India and Pakistan had suffered setback after the Pulwama terror attack and the Balakot air strike by Indian Air Force on February 26, 2019.Sources said Mahmood is scheduled to return to Pakistan on Friday along with his family. (UNI)