AMRITSAR – A 14-member delegation from Pakistan arrived in India on Sunday ahead of the swearing in of India’s next prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening in which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be prominent among other leaders from the South Asian countries.
The officials from the office of the prime minister crossed over through the Wagha land transit route on the Indo-Pak border. They were taken to Rajasansi Airport from where they took a flight to Delhi.
Prime Minister Nawaz, who was invited along with six heads of the governments and states of SAARC grouping on May 21, will arrive in the Indian capital shortly before Modi is sworn-in at Rashtrapati Bhawan at 6pm on Monday.
Nawaz will be accompanied by a delegation comprising of his Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi and Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry among others.