India’s republic day: Nawaz sends his greetings to Modi

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Our Correspondent January 27, 2015

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, expressing his desire to forge ‘friendly and cooperative’ relations with his country’s eastern neighbour. “It is our sincere wish to forge relations between our two countries,” wrote the PM, while felicitating Modi and people of India on their 66thRepublic Day on behalf of people and government of Pakistan.   Nawaz reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to developing friendly relations with India on the basis of sovereign equality, respect and common interests. He said: “Pakistan believes that both countries can work together for wellbeing of the people of countries and development and attainment of the common goal of a peaceful and prosperous region.”  “I avail myself of this opportunity to you, and for the happiness and prosperity of the people of India,” he wrote.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 27th, 2015.

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