PM Modi meets officials

Soon after taking over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with officials on Monday night.

PTI| Last Updated: May 27, 2014, 00:56 AM IST

New Delhi: Soon after taking over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with officials on Monday night.
In the meeting, the Prime Minister is believed to have been briefed about his bilateral meetings with heads of states and governments of SAARC countries, including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, tomorrow.

"Reached Gujarat Bhavan after the programmes at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Will begin my first official briefing meeting with officials shortly," Modi said in tweet.

Modi will have "short duration bilateral meetings" with all the SAARC leaders tomorrow.

Besides Sharif and Rajapaksa, Modi is expected to hold meetings with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

All these SAARC leaders were present on the occasion of Modi`s swearing-in.