Modi seeks peaceful neighbourly ties with Pak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that India was committed to peaceful neighbourly ties with Pakistan. In a letter sent to Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan, he conveyed  that India was looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with his country.

The prime minister also stressed the need to work for a terror-free South Asia. He conveyed to Khan that India was looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi also said that India and Pakistan have to move forward keeping realities before them. He claimed that Narendra Modi has written a letter to Imran Khan in which he indicated beginning of talks between the two countries

Stating that there is a need for continued and uninterrupted dialogue with India, he said, “We are neighbours. We have long-standing issues, both of us know these problems. But we have no other option but to engage in dialogue. We cannot afford adventurism.”

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