New Delhi: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday underwent an open-heart surgery in London.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had wished Sharif a speedy recovery.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted: "PM @narendramodi receives phone call from PM Nawaz Sharif just before Pak PM is wheeled in for surgery. Wishes him a speedy recovery."
The Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs also said in a statement: "Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif telephoned Prime Minister Modi today (30 May) and expressed gratitude for Indian Prime Minister's best wishes for his upcoming operation and wishes for a speedy recovery."
Besides Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani were among several world leaders who wished Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ahead of his open-heart surgery at London's The Princess Grace Hospital, which is considered one of the best-equipped multi-disciplinary hospital in the UK capital.