PM Narendra Modi may meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on March 31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on March 31 in Washington D.C, report claimed on Saturday.

Updated: Mar 26, 2016, 22:44 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi may meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on March 31

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on March 31 in Washington DC, report claimed on Saturday.

Modi is set to begin his three-nation visit to Belgium, the United States and Saudi Arabia on March 30.

He is beginning his trip from Belgium, from where he would depart for Washington DC to attend the Fourth Nuclear Security Summit on March 31 and April 1.

The Nuclear Security Summit process has been instrumental in focusing leaders` level attention on the global threat posed by nuclear terrorism and urgent measures required to prevent terrorists and other non-state actors from gaining access to sensitive nuclear materials and technologies.

From the United States, Modi will proceed for an official visit to Saudi Arabia on April 2 and 3. 

Modi had last year in December made a surprise visit to Lahore where he was received by Sharif with a warm hug at the tarmac of Allama Iqbal International Airport.

Modi was accorded a red carpet welcome at the airport. He had then taken a chopper to proceed to Sharif’s Raiwind palatial residence in the outskirts of Lahore. Raiwind palatial residence in the outskirts of Lahore. 

(With Agency inputs)