Following in the footsteps of the Pakistani leadership, the citizens seem more inclined to taking a measured and mature position on the hostile responses from it’s neighbour.

Soon after Pakistan announced successful airstrikes across the Line of Control and the subsequent capture of two Indian pilots, prominent Pakistanis took to Twitter to call for the captured pilots to be treated with dignity and respect.

Prominent voices also acknowledged and lauded the Pakistani military for safeguarding the pilot from citizens angered by the continued Indian repression in occupied Kashmir. People on Twitter also appreciated the Pakistani soldier who saved the Indian Soldier from the angry mob, hence potentially saving his life.

In a time when Pakistan is coming under a lot of un-called for heat from India, the establishment and country have both shown commendable restraint.