New Delhi/Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif wished Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of India`s 69th Independence Day on Saturday.
In his message, which was released by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Prime Minister Sharif said, "On behalf of the people and government of Pakistan, I convey my heartfelt felicitations to you, your government, and the people of India, on the auspicious occasion of the Independence Day of India."
"I would like to reiterate that promoting friendly, cooperative and good neighbourly relations between our two countries is in our mutual interest and also necessary for peace and prosperity in South Asia," he stated further."
"We in Pakistan sincerely hope to settle all our bilateral issues through a sustained and comprehensive dialogue and usher in a new era of mutual trust and cooperation. I wish to convey my best wishes for your good health and the wellbeing of the people of India," PM Sharif said.