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Modi, Sharif discuss India-Pakistan ties

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New Delhi, May 27:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif met here Tuesday and discussed bilateral issues, their meeting lasting longer than expected, officials said.

PM Narendra Modi with the Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, in New Delhi on May 27, 2014 (PIB)
PM Narendra Modi with the Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, in New Delhi on May 27, 2014 (PIB)

The meeting at the Hyderabad House began half hour late because Modi’s earlier interaction with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa also consumed more time.

No details of the Sharif-Modi or Rajapaksa-Modi meetings were available.

Sharif said earlier Monday while visiting the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi that he had come to India to “build better ties”.

When the Pakistani leader reached the stately Hyderabad House, Modi received him with warmth, clasping his hands for a few moments as the two leaders posed for photographs.

Sharif and other leaders of SAARC nations as well as Mauritius attended Modi’s swearing in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan Monday evening.

(IANS)

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