India's Modi accepts invite for first Pakistan visit

2015-07-10 16:00
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Prakash Singh, AFP)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Prakash Singh, AFP)

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Ufa - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted an invitation on Friday from his counterpart Nawaz Sharif to attend a regional summit in Islamabad next year in what would be his first visit to Pakistan.

"Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated his invitation to Prime Minister Modi to visit Pakistan for the SAARC Summit in 2016.

Prime Minister Modi accepted that invitation," said a joint statement from the governments after the two leaders met on the sidelines of the ongoing BRICS summit in Russia.

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