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PM Nawaz accepts invitation of attending Modi's oath taking ceremony: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan has said that the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has accepted Indian invitation to attend the oath taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as the new Prime Minister of India; however the final announcement in this regard is expected tonight – ARY News reports.

According to details, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif has accepted the invitation of attending the oath-taking ceremony of Narendra Modi, however it is still to be decided as to when PM Nawaz will leave for India.

It was further said that talks between both the neighboring states will commence soon, for the Pak-India cordial ties are necessary for peace in the region and it is hoped that anti-Pakistan sentiments will be left behind and discussion would be held with a purpose of improving bilateral relations.

On the other hand, the United States (US) has already excused from participating in the oath-taking.

Narendra Modi will take oath as the new Prime Minister of India, on May 26. The ceremony will be attended by Afghan President, Hamid Karzai and the representatives from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and others.

Moreover, different political circles in India are expecting a positive feedback from Pakistan, in this regard.



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