India PM Modi wishes Imran Khan on Pakistan's National Day

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Filed on March 23, 2019
India PM Modi wishes Imran Khan on Pakistans National Day
A file photo of Imran Khan meeting Modi in India a few years back.

(PTI file)

The Indian PM sent a message on Friday evening.

Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday welcomed the message of greetings and good wishes by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the people of Pakistan - on Friday - as the country was set to celebrate its National Day on Saturday.

The prime minister who earlier said on his twitter handle about receiving felicitations from Modi, also tweeted his response to his counterpart within an hour.

"I welcome PM Modi's message to our people. As we celebrate Pakistan Day I believe it is time to begin a comprehensive dialogue with India to address and resolve all issues, esp[escially] the central issue of Kashmir," he said.

The prime minister also called for forging a new relationship based on peace and prosperity for all the people of the two countries.

In an earlier tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared Modi's message who said, "I extend my greetings & best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan. It is time that people of Sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive and prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of terror and violence."

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