After a very crucial decision making session, Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a joint parliament session announced that the captured Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan would be released tomorrow as a gesture of peace and to de-escalate the Indo-Pak tensions. Imran Khan's decision was received with a huge applause from the Parliament and also appreciated not only in Pakistan but across the border as well.
Imran Khan's call to prevent further escalation of the Indo-Pak tensions has served as a glimmer of hope for the peace loving individuals on both sides of the border. In these trying times, Pakistani celebrities have also been speaking out and taking part in the discourse revolving around war & peace.
Celebrities from both sides of the border took to twitter to show their support for the Prime Minister’s decision and were all praises for him.
Ali Rehman Khan praised the people of Pakistan for keeping their sanity intact and only promoting peace! He stood beside the PM’s decision to release Wing Commander Abhinandan.
The power couple Urwa Hocane & Farhan Saeed showed their appreciation for the general attitude of the people of Pakistan towards the whole situation, and the PM’s decision to extend his hand for peace once more in the face of warmongers.
Mansha Pasha also took to Twitter to show how grateful and proud she is to be a Pakistani today!
Mariyam Nafees made sure to remind Indians, that the gesture by the PM is to de-escalate, and not because they are under pressure or weak.
The fashion guru HSY, kept it short and sweet to show his support for the PM’s decision.
Hareem Farooq also took to Twitter to appreciate the gesture by the PM to release Wing Commander Abhinandan and send a message of peace across the border.
Armeena Rana Khan has also talked about ways to promote peace, and says no to war!
Fatima Bhutto, who has never kept her criticisms for the government and PM’s decisions hidden, also made sure to appreciate and support this huge gesture.
Amidst the games of PSL, our cricketers haven’t forgotten the tension in the country, and are only sending out messages of peace.
Wasim Akram’s tweets are enough to tell us how proud he is today of his friend and leader, and stands by his decision to promote peace.
Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is also all for peace between the two countries.
Sarfaraz Ahmed also took to Twitter to show his support for the Prime Minister’s decision.
Celebrities from across the border are also very happy with the Prime Minister’s decision. Emraan Hashmi and Hema Malini took to Twitter to express their happiness on Wing Commander Abhinandan’s safe return.
Huma Qureshi thinks Pakistan made the right thing by deciding to release the IAF pilot.
Journalist Shobhaa Dhe also thanked the people of Pakistan and appreciated the Prime Minister’s decision.
Let’s hope that sanity prevails and people stop beating the drums of war!