Indian PM Narendra Modi who was on a 2 day visit of Russia announced via Twitter yesterday that he would make a surprise stop at Lahore today 25th December 3:15 PM and meet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in the evening. Earlier Nawaz Sharif’s foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz had proposed the date of 16th January for Indo-Pak talks.
PM Modi also twitted that he has wished PM Sharif on his birthday. This visit has been welcomed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and other political quarters.
Looking forward to meeting PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore today afternoon, where I will drop by on my way back to Delhi.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 25, 2015
That’s like a statesman. Padosi se aise hi rishte hone chahiyen. https://t.co/dM26am9tWf
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) December 25, 2015