Indo-Pak bonhomie: Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan meets PM Narendra Modi, invites him to Pakistan

During the meeting, Imran Khan also invited Prime Minister Modi to visit Pakistan.

Updated: Dec 11, 2015, 23:22 PM IST
Indo-Pak bonhomie: Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan meets PM Narendra Modi, invites him to Pakistan
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New Delhi: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that both leaders welcomed the recent development in bilateral relations.

"They welcomed recent developments in bilateral relations & expressed hope that these would lead 2 closer cooperative ties between the 2 countries," MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

During the meeting, Khan also invited Prime Minister Modi to visit Pakistan.

The meeting comes a couple of days after India and Pakistan decided to resume Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue to reduce tensions between the two nations on the sidelines of a conference on Afghanistan in Islamabad.

Khan is on a two-day visit to India during which he will attend a conference on India-Pakistan relations.

Recently, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, during her two-day Pakistan visit, attended the Heart of Asia conference and held talks with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his adviser Sartaj Aziz, among others.