Indian PM Modi to visit Pakistan in 2016

11:38 AM | 9 Dec, 2015
Indian PM Modi to visit Pakistan in 2016
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Pakistan in 2016 to attend the 19th SAARC Conference in Islamabad, said Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday.

Talking to newsmen in Islamabad, Sushma said that her visit is although a sign of improving ties between Pakistan and India however no announcement of restoration bilateral composite dialogue is expected in this visit.

She went on to say that currently she is here in Pakistan to attend a multinational summit which is more linked to regional development and peace rather than the bilateral ties of Pakistan and India.

However she extended her hope that two countries will move forward in resumption of dialogue in the visit.

Sushma Swaraj also confirmed that she will hold meetings with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Sartaj Aziz today (Wednesday).