A day after India dismissed a report in Pakistan media, quoting sources in the JIT that the January 2 attack on the Pathankot Indian Air Force base was stage-managed by India, a statement from the Pakistan foreign office said the JIT had visited India from March 27 to April 1, 2016 for "investigating the allegations regarding the attack on Pathankot airbase, India".

"The visit started with a presentation given by the Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) regarding its investigations so far. The JIT visited the crime scene and also recorded the statements of some witnesses. However, the witnesses belonging to the Indian security forces were not produced before it,” it added.

"The JIT briefed the NIA on progress of investigations in Pakistan. Further investigations are underway. The visit of the JIT to India took place in the context of the cooperative approach being pursued by the government of Pakistan as part of its commitment to effectively fight terrorism in all its forms," the statement said.

Earlier, a media report quoting sources in the JIT said "The Indian authorities had prior information about the attackers but the country used the incident as a tool to expand its "vicious propaganda".

"India used the attack as a tool to expand its "vicious propaganda" against Pakistan 'without having any solid evidence to back the claim'," the source cited.

India on Tuesday dismissed the media report as "total concoction", while union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said no one, including people in Pakistan, will believe that the Pathankot attack was stage-managed by India.

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