KATHMANDU – The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is schedule to meet one-on-one and delegate level meeting with all heads of governments of the South Asian countries except for Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
PakistanTribe learnt from international media reports that Indian Foreign Ministry has scheduled the meetings with all leaders except the meeting with Pakistani premier.
The region’s first summit in three years follows some of the worst cross-border violence in the disputed region of Kashmir in a decade, and comes as NATO-led troops prepare to pull out of Afghanistan.
Narendra Modi will hold his first talks with Afghanistan s new President Ashraf Ghani on the summit s sidelines on Wednesday. On Tuesday he oversaw a $1 billion agreement to build a hydropower plant in neighbouring Nepal, where China has invested heavily in recent years, saying he wanted to “move forward” with deals long delayed by mutual mistrust.
Not to forget that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had written a special letter to Modi requesting him to meet on the sidelines of SAARC Summit.