Pakistan formally invites Modi to 19th Saarc summit


POKHARA: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday formally extended an invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the Pakistan-hosted 19th SAARC summit which is to be held later this year.
Sartaj handed the invitation over to Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the 37th Saarc Council of Ministers Meeting, ANI reported. The two dignitaries then held a one-to-one meeting in the evening, the first after the January 2 terrorist attack on the Pathankot air base.