Nawaz Sharif asks Narendra Modi to revive 1999 relations with Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – The Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif conveys message to his Indian counterpart for reviving the ties as per October 1999.

Nawaz Sharif held a brief press conference in New Delhi hours after concluding the meeting with Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

Nawaz Sharif only rely on reading the already written statement of few sentences and left the dice without taking any further question.

He described the meeting’s environment as ‘cordial’. He also thanked Narendra Modi for inviting him at this occasion. “I am pleased to be here and thanks Narendra Modi for inviting me. I have conveyed him that we wish to revive the relations with India as we once left in October 1999,” he added.

He also said that both countries have same agenda on regional development.

Earlier, Indian media outlets claimed that meeting between Nawaz Sharif and Narendra Modi was concluded with Indian demand of curbing terrorism.

Its pertinent to mention here that before Kargil War, the then Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpai had visited Pakistan. Despite addressing the audience in front of Pakistan Minaret in Lahore, Vajpai signed an accord with Pakistan. Nawaz Sharif had repeatedly maintained that Lahore Accord was the biggest diplomatic achievement of his government in the history of Indo-Pak relations.

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