Modi meets Sharif in Russia
Updated On : 10 Jul 2015,04:47 PM
PM Narendra Modi on Friday met Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of SCO Summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was warmly received by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif before their much-anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the SCO Summit.
The two leaders shook hands and posed for photographers before settling down for delegation-level talks.
During the meeting, Sharif invited Modi to visit Pakistan for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Summit (SAARC) summit to be held in Islamabad next year.
PM Modi has accepted an invitation from his counterpart Nawaz Sharif to visit Pakistan to attend the SAARC Summit in 2016 which will be his first to the country.
The two leaders met in Ufa, Russia for nearly an hour on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and discussed entire gamut of issues between the two countries.
The two leaders focused their discussions mainly on terrorism, which India has been projecting as the core issue bedevilling Indo-Pak relations.
The two leaders agreed that India and Pakistan have collective responsibility to ensure peace and promote development.