Pakistan today said it was looking forward to a visit by Narendra Modi as Indian Prime Minister and hoped that the two countries would resolve "differences and disputes" through an early dialogue.
Veteran Pakistani diplomat and current Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani is expected to be appointed the country`s ambassador to the US ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s visit to Washington this month.
Pakistan Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, has refused to resume her duties following the opposition parties` demand.
India sought to downplay reported remark of the Pakistan`s envoy on the killing of Indian soldiers on the Line of Control, saying the two sides can move forward in a "sensible way".
Three LTTE suspects held for the failed assassination attempt in 2006 on then Pakistani envoy have been indicted by the High Court.
Pak High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik has said the visa agreement between India and Pakistan, if inked, would improve the existing visa system.
Day in Pics: 22nd October
Showbiz World - October 22, 2014
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