The US should not sell F-16s to Pakistan
A well-known Indian-American physician, who is in the Indian capital to receive the Padma Shri award from President Pratibha Devisingh Patil this evening, has told ANI in an exclusive interview that the US should not sell F-16s to Pakistan.
“The recent arms sale to Pakistan will create a military imbalance, and, the sale of F-16s by US to Pakistan will accelerate the arms race in South Asia,” said Dr. Sudhir Parikh.
“The US should not sell F-16s to Pakistan,” he added.
Padma Shri award for Dr. Sudhir M. Parikh
New York, NY: Indian American physician, philanthropist and publisher, Dr. Sudhir M. Parikh, has been named a recipient of the 2010 Padma Shri award. The New Jersey-based doctor made the President of India’s honoree’s list released on Jan. 25th, the eve of the country’s 60th Republic Day.