Sharif, Modi spring surprise at Jati Umra

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LAHORE/NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sprang a pleasant surprise on Friday when they met at the former’s residence near Lahore after Mr Modi made a departure from protocol to make an unannounced landing in Pakistan on his way to New Delhi from Kabul.

The Indian prime minister made known his intention to land in the provincial capital through a tweet just hours before his scheduled return home from Afghanistan.