Modi to visit Pakistan today, "Looking forward to meeting PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore"

01:15 PM | 25 Dec, 2015
Modi to visit Pakistan today,
LAHORE (Staff Report) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today (Friday) meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport.

Modi would be first Indian Prime Minister to visit Pakistan in last ten years.

According to Modi's twitter post, he will reach Lahore on his way back to New Delhi after a day-long visit to Kabul.

"Looking forward to meeting PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore today afternoon," he tweeted.

In another tweet Modi said that he has spoken to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and extended best wishes to the latter on his birthday.

The spokesman of Pirme Minister's Office has confirmed the meeting of two country heads.

The meeting, which will expected to not last longer than few minutes, comes just day ahead a proposed meeting of foreign secretaries of two countries where two sides will fomally resume the bilateral dialogue named "comprehensive dialogue."