‘Modi to visit Pakistan’

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday decided that their foreign secretaries will be in touch and discuss a way forward on talks that have been suspended since January 2013.

India’s External Affairs Secretary Sujatha Singh confirmed to journalists that Modi has accepted invitation to visit Pakistan, but no dates have been revealed. “All SAARC leaders invited Prime Minister Modi to visit. So he accepted. The dates have to be worked out,” she said, referring to bilateral meetings.

Later, Nawaz told a news channel that he had an excellent meeting with his Indian counterpart. “I had an excellent meeting (with Modi). We are positive, look forward to a positive outcome,” he said. “I had a very constructive meeting with PM Narendra Modi, it was warm and cordial,” he said.

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